KANKAKEE — Authorities are investigating the deaths of three men found inside a home in the 600 block of West Merchant Street, Kankakee Police Chief Robin Passwater said.

At approximately 2 p.m., Wednesday, police responded to a call of a gunshot victim inside of a residence in the 600 block of West Merchant, Passwater said.

Patrol officers checked the residence and located three deceased males inside the residence, which is a rental property, according to police.

Jeff Bonty is a reporter for The Daily Journal. He can be reached at jbonty@daily-journal.com and 815-937-3366.


Jeff Bonty has worked for The Daily Journal since September 1986, starting in the sports department before moving to news reporting in 2002. He's a native of Indiana and graduate of Purdue University. His email is jbonty@daily-journal.com.

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