The Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is investigating the death of a 34-year-old female and a 40-year-old male both from Arkansas.
On January 11, 2023 at approximately 1:30 p.m., ISP Troop 5 responded to a crash involving a Commercial Motor Vehicle on Interstate 57 southbound at milepost 303 in Kankakee County. Upon arrival troopers located the male passenger deceased with an apparent gunshot wound. The female driver also had an apparent gunshot wound and was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced deceased.
An autopsy has been scheduled for Thursday, January 12, 2023. ISP DCI Zone 1 is being assisted by the Kankakee County Coroner’s Office in this open and on-going investigation. No further information will be released at this time.