A number of residents have contacted Elmhurst Patch with news tips regarding the heavy police activity at Market Square Townhomes on Thursday and Friday. One resident, who lives at Market Square, said she saw a body being removed Thursday.
A report of a death investigation is listed in the Elmhurst police reports for 2:11 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, with no other information given. Police have confirmed that they are investigating a death that occurred around Addison and Second in the early afternoon. Market Square is located on Addison between Second and Third.
Interim Police Chief Dominic Panico assured residents that they are not now and never were in any danger from this incident.
"It was not a murder," he said Friday.
Police and FBI agents were back at the site on Friday, according to a nearby resident.
Police will not release any other information during the investigation.