Robert Hollingsworth Obituary, Death – In a heartbreaking turn of events, the community of Mokena is grappling with the tragic loss of Robert Hollingsworth, a 29-year-old resident, who had been reported missing and was later found lifeless in a Manhattan retention pond. The devastating discovery was made around 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, when a body was found floating in the retention pond situated east of Route 52 and south of the Brookstone subdivision, according to Manhattan Police Chief Brian Zarnowski.
The identity of the deceased was confirmed by Will County Coroner Laurie Summers, who identified the victim as Robert Hollingsworth. As the news of his untimely passing reverberates through the community, many are left with questions about the circumstances surrounding his death.
The Manhattan Police Department is actively investigating this tragic incident. However, at this time, no official information has been released regarding the cause and manner of Robert Hollingsworth’s passing.
Mokena Police Chief Brian Benton shared that Hollingsworth had been residing in the 11000 block of Abbey Drive in the village. He also revealed that the young man had recently been involved in a traffic accident in Manhattan. Shortly following this incident, Hollingsworth was reported missing by a concerned family member in Mokena.
As the investigation unfolds, the Mokena community is left to grapple with the loss of a young man whose life was cut short far too soon. The hearts of all those who knew him go out to Robert Hollingsworth’s family and loved ones during this difficult time, as they seek answers and find ways to cope with this tragic loss.