Dixon Police Respond to Report of Deceased Person in The Rock River


On Tuesday, November 7th , at approximately 2:30pm, the Dixon Police Department received a call of a deceased person in the Rock River just downstream from the Peoria Avenue Bridge on the southside of the river.

The Dixon Police Department responded to the scene and located a white male in the river. The Illinois State Police Crime Scene Investigative Division was contacted and responded to the process the scene. At this point in time, the investigation is ongoing with the notification of the next of kin pending. Once more information is available, an additional press release will be provided.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Dixon Police Department at 815-288-4411 or Crimestoppers at 1-888-Caught-U (1-888-228-4488).

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