BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. - Metra North Central Service trains were delayed Monday morning after crews found a dead body near tracks near northwest suburban Buffalo Grove.
The engineer of inbound train 104, scheduled to arrive in Chicago at 7:47 a.m., reported seeing a body near the tracks at the Lake Cook Road overpass, according to Metra and Wheeling police.
Officers responded about 7 a.m. and found the body of a teenage boy, Wheeling police said in a statement. He was taken to Glenbrook Hospital in Glenview and pronounced dead.
An autopsy found the 16-year-old died of multiple injuries from of a jump from height, and his death was ruled a suicide, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.
Police said the teen was reported missing after leaving home Sunday evening. Investigators do not suspect foul play.