(755 ILCS 20/1) (from Ch. 49, par. 1)
    Sec. 1. If any person dies owning any real or personal estate without any legacy, and leaving no known heirs or representatives capable of inheriting the same, or the legatees thereof are incapable of holding the same, and in all cases when there is no owner of real estate capable of holding the same, such real and personal estate shall escheat as provided in the Probate Act of 1975, as amended.
(Source: P.A. 83-388.)