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Police, coroner unable to identify body found near Harvard

McHenry County Conservation police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man whose body was found in a remote area near Harvard after the coroner was unable to identify it.

The McHenry County Conservation District Police Department said that the body was found on May 4 and no identification was found on the body.

Police have been working closely with the McHenry County Coroner’s Office, who have “exhausted all attempts to identify the person,” McHenry County Conservation police said in a statement, adding that they are now asking for the public’s assistance in the investigation.

The man is believed to be between 50 and 65 years old, 5-feet-11 tall and weighing 225 pounds.

Authorities said that when the man’s body was found he was wearing an extra large blue and brown Swiss Tech coat, an extra large tan Carhartt hoodie, George blue jeans size 36×32, a black fleece beanie, and a grey knit scarf with purple trim.

He had Active Ankle black braces on both of his ankles and was wearing black Asics tennis shoes in a size 11. Police said that he had short white hair and no scars, marks or tattoos.

Anyone with information is asked to call the McHenry County Conservation District Police Department at 815-338-6223, extension 1210.

Sam Borcia

Senior News Editor at Lake & McHenry County Scanner
Sam has been with Lake and McHenry County Scanner since 2012 as a senior news editor helping cover breaking news for Lake County and McHenry County. He also regularly contributes photographs of news scenes for the Lake County area.
Sam Borcia

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