IL Man Nasir Douglas ID’d As Body Found In Submerged Vehicle In Kankakee River Thursday

KANKAKEE COUNTY, IL. (THECOUNT) — Nasir Douglas, of Bradley, Illinois, has been identified as the victim found dead inside a submerged vehicle in Kankakee County Thursday.

Douglas, 20, was found deceased in a vehicle that was pulled Thursday morning from the Kankakee River.

According to reports, police were notified of a submerged vehicle in the Kankakee River Thursday morning around 9 a.m. near the North Schuyler Avenue bridge.

Officials searched throughout the day, when at some point, the vehicle recovered with Douglas inside.

He was pronounced dead at around 5 p.m.

A cause of death was not provided.

An autopsy will be performed Friday to determine the cause and manner of death.


Geo quick facts: Kankakee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 113,449. Its county seat is Kankakee. Kankakee County comprises the Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.