A press release from the Crystal Lake Police:
Crystal Lake Police Seek the Public’s Assistance in Identifying Man Found in Pond
The Crystal Lake Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in order to identify the deceased male found yesterday, June 19, in a retention pond at 4417 Northwest Highway.
A general description of the deceased follows:
- Age- 20’s or 30’s
- Height- Approximately 5’9”
- Weight- Approximately 180 pounds
- Hair- Short, black
- Clothing- Tan cargo style shorts, grey boat shoes, no shirt
- Tattoos- Several
- Race- Hispanic
We encourage anyone who may have information relating to the identity of this man to contact the Crystal Lake Police Department at 815-356-3620. You may send an anonymous tip, via cell phone, to the Crystal Lake Police Department by texting the word CLPDTIP along with the tip information to 847411 (Tip411). Normal text messaging rates do apply.
The Crystal Lake Police Department, in partnership with the McHenry County Coroner’s Office, continues to actively investigate this event.
As reported by the Coroner’s Office, an autopsy has been scheduled for today to determine the cause of death. We will release any additional information as it becomes available.
= = = = =
Other sources say the man was in the pond more than five days.