5 possible human hearts found in Chicago alley

CHICAGO, Illinois -- Police in Chicago are looking into whether human organs were left in an alley after a discovery Friday.

The organs were found behind a building in the first block of East Benton Place. A police source said those organs, found around 9:30 a.m. Friday, may be five human hearts.

The Cook County Medical Examiner is taking a look to determine if they are indeed human hearts.

Area Central detectives are handling the investigation. At least one detective was spotted at the scene Friday afternoon.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.

This is a developing story. ABC7 Eyewitness News will update as soon as more information is made available.
Copyright © 2019 WLS-TV. All Rights Reserved.