One woman is dead and a person is in custody Wednesday in what was described as "a domestic case" in the Brookside Glen neighborhood.
"Police are stressing that the incident does not pose a danger to the community," a village press release stated.
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Tinley Park Police running a death investigation at a house in the 19700 block of Silverside Drive after responded to a call at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17., the release stated.
The body of the woman was found in a neighbor's yard, according to a Sun-Times Media report. The names of woman and the man in custody have not been released.
Cars slowed down as they approached two houses near the intersection of Silverside and Brookside Glen Drive, surrounded by yellow crime scene tape. For many neighborhood residents who were returning home from work, this was the first indication that something horrible had happened.
Others, however, were at home while the events unfolded, even if they weren't aware of it.
"I didn't hear anything, just saw the neighbor walk down and say something had happened," said a resident who lived four houses down from the crime scene on Brookside Glen Drive. He did not wish to be identified.
A police officer later came to his door and told him they were investigating a crime, but that there was no danger, the resident said, adding he also received an autocall from the village.
For much of the day, authorities roped off the streets along Silverside Drive and Brookside Glen Drive as they investigate a crime scene that Mayor Ed Zabrocki called "a domestic case." A Suburban Cook County mobile command center was also on the scene.
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