Body of missing man found in South Barrington pond
Vance Nwankwo (Facebook Photo / November 9, 2012)
Barrington officials used sonar today to search the pond in the Spring Creek subdivision today, according to a statement by South Barrington police.
Authorities were called to the area because it was near the last known location of the man, police said. During the search fire personnel were able to locate an object using the sonar, police said.
South Barrington divers then went into the pond and found human remains, police said
The man was identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office and police as Vance Nwankwo of South Barrington.
Nwankwo was last seen at a Halloween party on October 30th at the bar Drink in Schaumburg, according to WGN-TV. Surveillance video from the bar showed Nwankwo leaving alone. When he didn’t come home, his mother went to police on November 1st.
The investigation remained open pending the results of an autopsy, scheduled for Saturday, officails said.