Monday, January 1, 2018

51-year-old Man Found Frozen To Death At The Clark/Lake CTA Station In Chicago

Unidentified man found frozen to death in a sitting position at the Clark/Lake CTA station located in Chicago's downtown.

By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

January 1, 2018

Chicago, Illinois - On Saturday, Chicago police reported that a 51-year-old man was found what appeared to be frozen to death around 11:05 p.m. at the Clark/Lake CTA station on the second-floor platform located at 124 W. Lake Street on the Loop. The unidentified man was found in a sitting position and unresponsive by Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) officials who called Chicago police. The victim showed signs of hypotermia and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The Chicago police preliminary investigation indicates no foul play suspected, but an autopsy is pending to determine cause of death.
KingCortaz Slimmie Wilburn who was headed home at the time came upon the the death investigation at the Clark/Lake CTA station, recorded the scene and then posted the video in his Facebook account. 
Also on Sunday, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner reported that a man in his 50's was found deceased around 1:00 p.m. inside a vehicle behind a home in the alley at the 3100 block of W. Humboldt Blvd. The man showed signs of hypotermia caused by freezing outdoor temperatures. 
Another person was also found deceased around 5:00 p.m. at the 9800 block of W. Good Hope Road with weather-related hypotermia as well.
An autopsy is pending for both suspected weather-related deaths, according to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner.

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