Two men found dead inside downtown parking deck

Online Staff Report

Two men believed to be homeless were found deceased inside a parking deck in downtown Rockford Monday, Jan. 5.

The men, both white, were found in the fourth-floor stairwell of a parking deck at West State and North Main streets in downtown Rockford. One man was 40, the other 56. Names are being withheld pending family notification.

The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office was notified of the bodies at around 6:30 a.m., Monday, Jan. 5. According to the Coroner’s Office, initial examination showed no signs of trauma to either body. Autopsies are scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 6.

The deaths are under investigation by the Rockford Police Department.

Posted Jan. 5, 2015

One thought on “Two men found dead inside downtown parking deck

  • Jan 15, 2015 at 5:09 am

    They were found ten days ago?! I didn’t know until last week!
    I’m the niece of the older one. He had two places to go to, but those two places were out of state. He chose to stay where the drugs are instead. I love him, but I’m always going to be so mad at him for choosing this path.

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