William L. Robinson, 81, may have been driving around all night in a disoriented state, the sheriff's office said.
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Wednesday, February 20
UPDATE: An elderly Maine Township man who was last seen on Tuesday and may have been disoriented due to not taking some heart medication, was found at his Maine Township residence by a Cook County detective at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, a spokesperson for the sheriff’s office said. William L. Robinson, 81, of unincorporated Maine Township near Des Plaines, was last seen driving his white pickup truck to a grocery store at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, said Frank Bilecki, spokesperson for the Cook County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office asked for the public’s help to locate Robinson on Wednesday morning, after Robinson’s family contacted them. “The family didn’t notify us until this morning, only because he’s done …
While testing out new sonar equipment, the Chicago Police Department's Marine Unit found a vehicle with bones inside, police said. Officials believe the person inside the vehicle is Michael Jansson, who mysteriously went missing in March 2001.
A Lincolnwood man who mysteriously went missing more than a decade ago might have been found after the Chicago Police Department's Marine Unit located a vehicle in the Chicago River early Saturday morning , according to officer John Mirabelli. "The vehicle was pulled out of the water around noon," Mirabelli told Patch. "Human bones were located in that vehicle." Mirabelli said the department's marine unit stumbled into finding the vehicle after testing out new sonar equipment. Police believe the remains belong to Michael Jansson, of Lincolnwood, who was reported missing in March 2001. "The identity has to be determined by DNA so we can't say with certainty that it's him," Mirabelli said. "We're hoping we can positively identify the victim…