If you’ve been following the story of an SUV pulled from the Illinois River in Ottawa, the man involved has been identified.
The La Salle County Coroner says 39-year-old Matthew Rosenstiel of Ottawa was found dead. Witnesses told police they saw him drive his SUV into the Illinois River at Allen Park just before 3 o’clock Thursday afternoon. The death is still under investigation.
Divers found the SUV about three hours after it went into the river.