On September 17, 2022, at approximately 5:10 a.m., Highland Park Police were dispatched to the 0-100 block of Cliff Road, Highland Park, for a report of an unconscious person on Lake Michigan’s shoreline. Highland Park Police responded and located a deceased adult male.
It was determined the location of the incident was Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve, located at 117 Sheridan Road, Unincorporated Lake Forest. Lake County Forest Preserve Police responded and are taking lead in the death investigation.
Lake County Forest Preserve Police requested the assistance of the Lake County Major Crime Task Force, due to injuries located on the man’s body. Lake County Forest Preserve Police and Lake County Major Crime Task Force investigators are actively investigating the incident.
There are no indications there is a threat to the community.
Additional details will be released following the preliminary investigation.