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Elderly Hazel Crest Man Is Season’s 15th Cold Death In Cook County

Arthur Smith was discovered in his garage in the 17300 block of Emerson in Hazel Crest during a well-being check, according to a spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner’s office.


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Missing Glencoe Man Died Of Cold Exposure

The body of the man — since identified as the 82-year-old Caplin — was found about 10 a.m. Saturday on the Edens Expressway near north suburban Northbrook, on Illinois Tollway property.


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Archer Heights Man Is Cook County’s 27th Cold Death Of Season

A man who died Friday at his home in the Archer Heights neighborhood on the Southwest Side is at least the 27th cold-related death of the season in Cook County, authorities said.



Northwest Side Woman Is County’s 26th Cold Death

A Northwest Side woman is the 26th person to die of cold-related causes this winter in Cook County, authorities said.


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Burbank Man Is County’s 20th Cold Death This Winter

Elieser DeJesus, 79, died at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn at 9:48 a.m. on Monday, from complications of hypothermia, cold exposure, and coronary artery disease.


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Elderly Blue Island Man Dies Of Hypothermia

An 80-year-old man from south suburban Blue Island who had dementia died of hypothermia Monday night after leaving his house, authorities said.


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Far South Side Man Is County’s 6th Cold-Related Death Of The Season

A Far South Side man is at least the sixth cold-related death of the season in Cook County.


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Man Found Dead In Little Village Is Season’s Second Cold Death

Daniel Badillo, 50, was found in the 3100 block of West 26th Street and pronounced dead at St. Anthony Hospital on Sunday.


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‘Perfect Storm Of Circumstances’ Led To Man’s Death From Hypothermia

Police Chief George Filenko said Wednesday authorities wrapped up their investigation this week and were able to determine almost exactly what happened on Jan. 22, when Joey Frase was found dead near Campbell Airport.


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Man Who Collapsed In Roseland Is County’s 12th Cold Death

A man who collapsed in the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood Monday is Cook County’s 12th cold-related death of the season.


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Northwest Suburban Man Is County’s 7th Cold-Related Death

A northwest suburban man who died Sunday is the seventh cold-related death of the season in Cook County.


First Cold-Exposure Death Reported In Chicago

An 83-year-old Chicago woman is the first cold-related death of the season in Cook County.


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South Side Woman Found Dead Of Cold Exposure

A South Side woman found on a sidewalk behind her home on Saturday died in part from cold exposure, an autopsy found.


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Man Who Drowned In Lake Michigan Is County’s 9th Cold Death

A Chicago man swept into Lake Michigan near Diversey Harbor during the heart of the blizzard died from drowning — but also suffered a heart attack and cold exposure, a Thursday autopsy found.