Chicago residents are on edge as authorities investigate the possibility of a serial killer after several bodies were found in the city's waterways. The first body was discovered in the Chicago River on April 4, 2021, and since then, at least three more bodies have been found in various waterways around the city.

The victims, all of whom were found in or near the water, include a man in his 40s, a woman in her 30s, a young woman in her 20s, and a 21-year-old man from Poland. The causes of death for the victims have not yet been determined, but authorities are treating the cases as suspicious.

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Is there a serial killer on the loose in Illinois?

As news of the bodies found in Chicago's waterways has spread, concerns about a potential serial killer have also begun to gain traction on social media, particularly on TikTok. A number of users have shared their fears and speculations about the cases, with some even sharing conspiracy theories about the deaths.

Particularly given the location of the bodies and the fact that they have all been found within a few weeks of each other. However, authorities have not yet confirmed whether or not the deaths are related or if they are the work of a serial killer.

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What is the Chicago Police Department saying about this?

The Chicago Police Department is working closely with the FBI to investigate the cases and identify any potential suspects. They are also encouraging the public to come forward with any information that may be relevant to the investigations.

In the meantime, Chicago residents are being advised to be vigilant and to report any suspicious activity to the authorities. The city's waterways are popular recreational areas, and authorities are urging people to be cautious when spending time near the water.

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Be aware of your surroundings.

The discovery of the bodies has understandably caused concern among Chicago residents, and authorities are working to reassure the public that they are taking the matter seriously and doing everything they can to solve the cases. In the meantime, residents are encouraged to take the necessary precautions to ensure their own safety.

[H/T Your Tango]

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