A Tuesday autopsy determined that an elderly woman died in part from the heat — the 19th heat-related death in Cook County in a week.
It’s been months since a 45-year-old man died one week after North Chicago police officers allegedly beat him during an arrest, but Lake County authorities have yet to issue an autopsy report. Attorneys said Wednesday an independent autopsy proves Darrin Hanna died from police brutality.
A Saturday autopsy determined the death of a woman found unresponsive Friday in her Southwest Side residence was cold related.
Former Weezer bass player Mikey Welsh, who also found success in his second career as an artist, died in a Chicago hotel room, police said Sunday.
An autopsy on Wednesday proved inconclusive in the death of a 62-year-old Roselle man who died after he attempted to clear a nest of bees or hornets that was near his home.
An autopsy is planned for a man whose body was pulled from a lake near Fox Lake over the weekend, after he was reported missing.
The exteme heat is suspected of being a factor in the deaths of at least seven Cook County residents in the last few days.
An autopsy has been deemed inconclusive for a 17-year-old boy who died in police custody, after being arrested for possession of heroin on the city’s West Side.
The body found bound and beaten to death inside a plastic container in the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood has been identified as a missing northwest Indiana woman.
The probe continues into the bizarre death of Christian Choate – the 13-year-old boy who was kept in a dog cage for a year in a Northwest Indiana trailer park.
Daryl Hawks of NBC 5 was in Atlanta to cover the Chicago Bulls-Atlanta Hawks NBA playoff series when he was found dead Thursday morning.
Researchers from Boston University are set to announce autopsy results this morning for former Chicago Bear Dave Duerson, who committed suicide in February.
The Cook County Medical Examiner says the death of Sun-Times owner James Tyree was an accident.
LaSalle County mother Tanya Shannon died of cold exposure, and her body did not have any signs of trauma, according to a published report.
Information comes from Medical Examiner on Former Chicago Board of Education president Michael Scott, former Blagojevich fundraiser and advisor Christopher Kelly deaths.