Body found in field ID’d as man missing from Buffalo Grove

WAUCONDA, Ill. – Police in the far northern suburbs are conducting a death investigation after a man was found dead in a field.

Police were called to the 2000 block of North Rand Road in Wauconda around 9 a.m. Monday for reports of an “unoccupied suspicious vehicle” with “a large amount of blood inside.”

Officers used K9 units to search the surrounding area.  They located the body of a man in a large cornfield nearby.

He has been identified as Paul T. Carr, 41, a physical therapist who worked at Barrington Orthopedics in Buffalo Grove.

Wauconda police say the Carr had been reported missing Sunday morning to Buffalo Grove police.

Wauconda police have not release any information about how Carr died. They said they will wait for the results of an autopsy from the Lake County coroner that is scheduled for 9 a.m. Tuesday.