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 northwest suburban man who died Sunday is the seventh cold-related death of the season in Cook County.
The deaths Friday of two men — one in the South Side Kenwood neighborhood and another in northwest suburban Streamwood — were due in part from exposure to the cold.
A Saturday autopsy determined the death of a woman found unresponsive Friday in her Southwest Side residence was cold related.
Chicago woke up this morning to subzero temperature readings and dangerous wind chills.
A northwest suburban man who took a drunken fall at his home on New Year’s Day is at least the fifth Cook County resident to die of cold-related causes this winter season.
The body of a suburban Chicago man who served in Kosovo and Iraq as a Marine was found in the driveway of his Tinley Park home, and an autopsy showed he died of hypothermia.
The homeless and the sick can be most at risk when temperatures drop. The deaths of two homeless men found outdoors in Joliet over the past three days may both be related to the cold weather.