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Man arrested after missing woman’s body found at Logan Square home

CHICAGO — A man has been charged in the death of a missing 33-year-old woman whose body was found at a residence in Logan Square, not far from where she was last seen, police say . The house is located in the Logan Square neighborhood. According to information provided by police, Genesis Silva, 34, has been charged with one count of concealing a murder and one count of obstructing an officer.

According to family members of Brittany Battaglia, the missing 33-year-old woman’s body was discovered Monday evening inside a residence in the 2000 block of North Kimball Avenue. A woman was confirmed to be found unresponsive inside a house in this area by police, and she was pronounced dead a short time later. Later, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office was able to positively identify the woman as Battaglia.

Authorities did not immediately comment on how the woman died, and the cause of death is still undetermined. Earlier the same day, it was reported that Battaglia, who resides in the 1900 block of North Kimball Avenue, was missing. June 2 was the last time anyone saw her. On social media, his brother AJ Battaglia expressed his devastation at the news, writing, “I’m heartbroken to share this.” “Brittany was such a good person, and she absolutely didn’t deserve this. I couldn’t have asked for a better sister than her.

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