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.
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.
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.
A Northwest Side woman is the 26th person to die of cold-related causes this winter in Cook County, authorities said.
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.
An 80-year-old man from south suburban Blue Island who had dementia died of hypothermia Monday night after leaving his house, authorities said.
A Far South Side man is at least the sixth cold-related death of the season in Cook County.
Daniel Badillo, 50, was found in the 3100 block of West 26th Street and pronounced dead at St. Anthony Hospital on Sunday.
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.
A man who collapsed in the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood Monday is Cook County’s 12th cold-related death of the season.
A northwest suburban man who died Sunday is the seventh cold-related death of the season in Cook County.
An 83-year-old Chicago woman is the first cold-related death of the season in Cook County.
A South Side woman found on a sidewalk behind her home on Saturday died in part from cold exposure, an autopsy found.
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.