5 hearts found in downtown Chicago alley determined not to be human

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Saturday, April 20, 2019

CHICAGO -- A medical examiner concluded that five hearts found in a downtown Chicago alley are not human.

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, appeared to be human.

However, the Cook County medical examiner determined Friday afternoon that they were not. No additional information has been released.