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Chicago police find child’s body parts near Garfield Park

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Posted at 12:32 AM, Sep 06, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-06 00:32:02-04

Police discovered the body parts of a child Saturday afternoon near Chicago's Garfield Park, the Chicago Police Department said.

At first someone found a child's foot in the area near the park's lagoon. Police the arrived and initiated a search and discovered additional bodyparts.

WGN reports it is unclear if the remains belong to just one child.

The park, which is centrally located near Chicago's New West Side, has been closed. The investigation is ongoing.

Multiple police vehicles and officers responded, and officers continued searching into the night, video footage from WGN showed.