A DECOMPOSED body of a missing 22-year-old woman was found in an apartment after neighbors complained about smelling rotting for months.
The remains were discovered to be those of Bianca Hass, who vanished earlier this year, according to the Lake County Coroner’s office.
Hass was last heard from on January 15 in a phone call to her mom but was reported missing in June, according to the missing person report.
She was known to frequent Waukegan, Park City, and Zion.
The apartment where the body was found was in the 100 block of Drew Ln, where Hass lived.
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Police said they received a call from someone who entered the apartment and found the body.
Felicia, a resident of the building told NBC5 she had been reporting the “overpowering” smell to her landlord for many months.
“The smell was very bad – it was not a normal smell – you could tell it was something dead and rotting like decaying,” she told the station.
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“I would try to clean my bathroom and use bleach and it would overpower that… it was horrible,” she said.
The coroner’s office confirmed in a statement to The Sun that the body was decomposing.
An autopsy was conducted on Friday, the results of which are currently pending.
Police told The Sun that the case remains open and active.