Oak Park Man Missing For Almost Two Weeks Found Dead

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OAK PARK, Ill. (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A man who disappeared nearly two weeks ago has been found dead, according to Oak Park police.
 
An alert had been issued for 77-year-old Claude Hughes in late July and Oak Park Police said it was working with state-level law enforcement
and other agencies. His family was also searching for him.
 
Now, police said Hughes was found Friday afternoon in the Sunset Bridge Meadow Forest Preserve on River Road east of 1st Avenue in River Grove. near the Des Plaines River. His family has been notified.
 
The Cook County Sheriff’s Office will oversee the death investigation.