Elderly woman found pushing shopping cart with dead body

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CHICAGO — An elderly woman was found pushing a shopping cart with a dead body inside it in the city’s Chatham neighborhood.

Police received a call around 8 p.m. Saturday for a well-being check in the 8600 block of South Calumet Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found the woman pushing a shopping cart that contained the body of a black woman. Police initially said the body was male. Officers described the woman pushing the cart as “elderly” but did not provide her age.

No other information was immediately available.

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