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  • Decapitated body, explosive device found in Evanston park (Chicagoland)

    09/14/2010 2:47:00 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 67 replies · 1+ views
    SunTimes ^ | 9-14-10 | Bob Seidenberg, Kim Janssen
    Evanston police are investigating an early morning explosion that left one man dead Tuesday and led to the evacuation of residents and the closure of a middle school. Police secured the area around the Nichols Middle School and Fitzsimmons Park, where the decapitated body of an unidentified male and an explosive device were found shortly before 6 a.m. At Tuesday afternoon news conference, Evanston Police Commander Tom Guenther said authorities were taking the explosion “extremely seriously’’ but did not yet understand what the bomber’s intentions were. Police refused to identify the man who died and said they had not determined...
  • Headless Man Found Near Pipe-Bomb

    09/14/2010 8:01:17 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 57 replies
    NBC Chicago ^ | 9/14/10 | ANDREW GREINER and MARY ANN AHERN
    Evanston police are investigating the discovery of a headless body near an middle school there. Police won't confirm details until a 10 a.m. press conference. Evanston Police Commander Tom Guenther did say that headless body of a shirtless man was discovered near Nichols Middle School, 800 Greenleaf St. in Evanston after a loud explosion rocked the neighborhood. A man who was walking his dog discovered the body near the school tennis courts
  • Decapitated body found near Evanston school

    09/14/2010 7:23:00 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 102 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 14 sept 2010
    <p>Evanston police were called out to a field near a middle school after a man walking his dog this morning discovered a decapitated body there.</p> <p>Police have pushed the media back from the area after discovering what appears to be an explosive device near the body, WGN-Ch. 9 reported about 8:40 a.m. Some residents were being evacuated from their homes. The Cook County sheriff's bomb squad was on the scene.</p>