CHICAGO (CBS) — Police are investigating the death of a man who was found strangled in a Northbrook office building Wednesday evening.
Jigar Patel, 36, was found dead in his office about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to Cheryl Fayne-dePersio, spokeswoman for the Village of Northbrook.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Trial: Lead Detective In Investigation Explains On Witness Stand How Smollett Went From Victim To Suspect
An autopsy found Patel died from strangulation and his death was ruled a homicide, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He lived in the 200 block of Waterford Drive in Prospect Heights.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Slight Chance For Rain Wednesday Morning, Warmer During Day
Northbrook Police and the North Regional Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the homicide. Police said Patel’s death was an isolated incident and there was no threat to the community.
Anyone with information on the homicide should call Northbrook police at (847) 564-2060MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
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