Chicago (CBS) — An Oswego man succumbed to his injuries after he was found badly burned behind the Kohl’s store on Route 34 Friday afternoon, police said.
Homer Wilson, 53, was found lying in a snowbank with severe burns on his face and body.READ MORE: Doggy Daycare Owner Appalled After State's Attorney Declines To Prosecute State Inspector Jose Guillen, Who Was Caught On Camera Groping Her
Police say they also found a gas can and remnants of an igniter.
The man was taken to a local hospital in critical condition and airlifted to Loyola Hospital where he was pronounced dead around 6 p.m.READ MORE: No One In Custody As Investigation Continues Into Hit-And-Run That Killed Retired Police Officer Richard Haljean In Edison Park
An autopsy was conducted Saturday morning, but the final results have not been yet received.
Investigators say the evidence does not indicate foul play or that the incident was accidental.MORE NEWS: Remembering The Booming Singer Meat Loaf, And Why So Many Fans Loved Him
Oswego police are assuring residents that there is no threat to their safety.