Johnny Lopez was in custody at the 16th District station at 5151 N. Milwaukee Av. when he was found unresponsive in the lockup area about 8 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
A man who was combative with police at a South Side lockup died Thursday after he was Tasered, authorities said.
The City Council’s Finance Committee has approved millions of dollars in settlements of lawsuits stemming from deaths of people who were being held in police lockups and other alleged police misconduct.
A 56-year-old man died in a police lockup on Sunday after apparently suffering a seizure.
A 62-year-old man was found hanged with his underwear early Sunday in a Chicago Police lockup.
A man charged in the murder of a security guard at an Auburn-Gresham neighborhood Aldi store was found hanged in his cell at a police station lockup early Thursday.