According to East Chicago Police, officers went to the basement and found a bed "covered with clothes and maggots."
The department’s Criminal Investigation Division and Lake County Prosecutor’s Homicide Task Force arrived at the scene and obtained a warrant to search the rest of the home. While in the process of searching the basement, they discovered a deceased female under a pile of clothes. Police took two persons of interest into custody.
WGN-TV reports the victim has been identified as Clarissa Almodovar. Her cause of death has not been released.