Body found in trunk at Northwest Side business; 1 in custody

A person was detained after police found a dead body in the trunk of a car late Wednesday morning in Belmont Central on the Northwest Side, according to Chicago police.

A male body was found about 11:30 a.m. in a car parked on the street in the 2100 block of North Marmora Avenue, police said in a statement.


The man was identified as 42-year-old Felipe Villalobos-Calderon, of Portage Park. 

Autopsy results showed he died multiple sharp force trauma and the Cook County medical examiner’s office ruled his death a homicide.

Officers found a second crime scene nearby, on the northeast corner of Marmora and Grand avenues, police said. The owner of the car had not been determined.

One person was detained but no charges have been filed. Detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.