Police are investigating a dead body found in the Cal-Sag Channel on Friday afternoon in the southwest suburban Palos Heights.
Troopers were called to the channel about 4:10 p.m. near Harlem Avenue and College Drive and found a male body floating in the water, Illinois State Police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The man was identified Saturday as 57-year-old Jerrold Deron, Illinois State Police said.
State police detectives are investigating. An autopsy has been scheduled.