The Northwest Herald reports that a man was found dead in a parked car at Indian Prairie Park on Friday afternoon.
The identity of the man was not released.
The Crystal Lake Police Department was called Jan. 4, to assist the Crystal Lake Park District police at the scene, the Herald story stated.
Indian Prairie Park is located north of Miller Road and west of Randall Road. The park is adjacent to Indian Prairie Elementary School, and its large hill is a popular sledding spot for kids.
The man appeared to have died from a self-inflicted gun shot wound, the Herald story stated.