CHICAGO (STMW) — A northwest suburban Palatine man was found dead in a North Side alley Thursday morning, authorities said.

Nathan Breitling, 28, of the 800 block of Morris Drive in Palatine, was found dead in the alley of the 4200 block of North Kenmore Avenue about 7:15 a.m. Thursday, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

There were no signs of trauma, police said.

The cause of Breitling’s death was not immediately known and an autopsy is scheduled for Friday.

Area North detectives are conducting a death investigation.

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