Decomposed body found in flooded Joliet pump house identified as missing man

A decomposed body that was found floating in a US Steel pump house Tuesday evening in suburban Joliet has been identified.

Three men and a woman discovered the body around 6:47 p.m. at a pump house on US Steel property, located at 941 Collins Street, according to Joliet police.

The group was exploring the property when they saw a dead man floating in roughly 4-to-five feet of water. The body was in an "advanced stage of decomposition," according to police. The group called 911 and the body was recovered by the Joliet Fire Department.

The Will County Coroner's Office pronounced the man dead at the scene.

Around 3 p.m. Wednesday, the body was identified as 44-year-old Warren Baker.

Baker was reported missing to the Joliet Police Department on May 13 after last being seen by his family in the 400 block of East Cass Street on April 28, according to officials.

The manner of his death is still under investigation by the coroner's office.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Joliet police at (815) 724-3020 or Will County Crime Stoppers at 800-323-6734.