Headless man found near suburban Chicago school

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Fountain Square in Evanston, Illinois
Image: Madcoverboy.

A headless man was found near a suburban Chicago, Illinois school early Tuesday morning. The man had a pipe bomb near him. Another explosive device had decapitated the man, according to Evanston, Illinois police.

After the body was found in a field near Evanston's Nichols Middle School by a man walking his dog, police searched a nearby apartment and a bomb squad was called to the area. The FBI is also helping with the investigation.

Residents of the area said that around 3:50 AM Central time they heard a loud explosion. Dale Wyatt, who was walking his dog, Buddah, said that his dog found the body around 5:15 AM.

Classes at Nichols were canceled Tuesday and are also, according to website, canceled for Wednesday.