Heart Found in Parking Lot Not Human: Coroner

Tests reveal the organ, found at the 1801 Ingalls Ave. store, was from an animal, Coroner Pat O'Neil said.

A heart was found in the parking lot of the Walgreens at Ingalls and Larkin avenues in Joliet Sunday was not human, Coroner Pat O'Neil said.

An autopsy conducted Monday indicated the organ, discovered at about 5 p.m. on the east side of the 1801 Ingalls Ave., store, came from an animal, O'Neil said. No further tests were conducted to determine what type of animal, he said.

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The Joliet Police Department is handling the incident. It's not known whether there were any other items found with the heart or leads on why it may have been left in the parking lot.


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nick tucker January 28, 2013 at 05:44 PM
Dam i knew i lost somethin when i was there sat night lmao i have been feeling a lil empty
Patricia Dokes January 28, 2013 at 06:01 PM
Emerson January 28, 2013 at 06:12 PM
A few years ago, the same thing happened to a guy in San Francisco!
pro streeter January 28, 2013 at 06:15 PM
Is that a new country song? "I left my heart at the Walgreens shopping mart" I lost my soul at at food for less...........
Sheila m January 28, 2013 at 06:18 PM
Human or not, that's horrible.
charlies angel January 28, 2013 at 07:06 PM
Jim January 28, 2013 at 07:33 PM
This story is "Heart"breaking!!
Ari January 29, 2013 at 02:31 AM
Young punks on dope, probably thought it was going to be shocking. Animal killers turn into serial killers.
Grandpamike January 29, 2013 at 03:46 AM
Too early for Valentine's Day....
I'M JUST SAYING January 29, 2013 at 08:56 PM
Thats were the Ideas come from How sick is that !!
I'M JUST SAYING January 29, 2013 at 08:57 PM
Very funny LOL cute
Jack LaLane January 29, 2013 at 11:07 PM
You all are heartless.


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