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A body found in the Des Plaines River Friday, April 13, is that of a Lockport man missing since March 21, according to the Will County Coroner's Office.
Sean Joy, 20, was reported missing by his family from Lockport. On Wednesday, April 11, an unidentified leg was found in the Lockport Locks portion of the Des Plaines River. Two days later, Joliet first-responders found the rest of the body in the river.
According to the coroner's office, dental comparisons confirmed the body belonged to Joy.
The City of Lockport held a ceremonial groundbreaking Thursday, Sept. 14, for a new pair of outparcel buildings in the Lockport Square development.
A 20-year-old man was hit and killed by a train Tuesday evening at the C-N railroad tracks at W. 2nd Street and State Street in Lockport.
Jacob A. Hegeduis, of Lockport, was pronounced dead at the scene at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, according to a press release issued by the Will County Coroner at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21.