Several Corpses Pulled From Chicago River, Lake Michigan Over Weekend

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The Chicago Police Department’s marine unit discovered three bodies in the city’s major waterways, including the Chicago River and Lake Michigan, over the weekend.

Police said the bodies of two women were found and pulled separately from the Chicago River on Saturday, according to ABC7 Chicago. Police stated the third body was found less than 24 hours later in Lake Michigan, the outlet reported. All three of the bodies were unresponsive and pronounced dead on the scene, according to the outlet.

The bodies discovered Saturday were found approximately 30 minutes apart, ABC7 reported. The first body was found near 100 block of North Riverside Plaza in the West Loop at 11:40 a.m. The second body was discovered at 2800 block of South Eleanor Street in Bridgeport at roughly 12:10 p.m., according to the outlet. (RELATED: 22 People Shot In Chicago Over Weekend)

Police stated that the third body was found in Lake Michigan on Sunday at approximately 9:00 a.m. on the Near South Side of the city. Police have not said that any of the deaths are connected, according to the outlet.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed the identity of one of the bodies as 80-year-old Yuet Tsang. The other two corpses’ identities are yet to be confirmed, the outlet reported. Officials stated that an investigation into all three deaths is underway pending autopsy results.

The Chicago Police Department did not immediately respond to the Daily Caller’s request for comment.