Family Files Police Report For Missing Man, Only To Find Months Later That He Had Died In March And Was CrematedPolice told the family of Keuntae Miles that he died months ago at O’Hare International Airport, and his body was cremated three days after a missing persons report was filed.
Cook County Medical Examiner: 9 Month Old Joseph Myles Died Of COVID-19According to the Medical Examiner's Office, nine-month-old Joseph Myles was found unresponsive on March 23 by a family member. The little boy later died at Mercy Hospital in Chicago.
Cook County Medical Examiner's Office To Open Refrigerated Warehouse Able To Hold More Than 2,000 Bodies Amid Rising COVID-19 DeathsA rising number of coronavirus cases and deaths in Cook County has led to a grim step – turning a refrigerated warehouse into a possible makeshift morgue.
More People Died From Fentanyl Overdoses Than Homicides In Cook County In 2019More people died from fentanyl overdoses in Cook County last year than from homicide.
Cook County Medical Examiner's Investigator Saves Man's Life On Eisenhower ExpresswayAn investigator with the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office was on his way to check out a death – but his drive got interrupted.
Cook County ME Confirms 4 Cold Deaths So Far This SeasonEven with it only being late November, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office reported Sunday that the number of cold deaths in the area has reached four this season.
Family Furious After Discovery That Missing Man Was In Cook County Morgue All Along, MisidentifiedA man was missing for months and his family never gave up – until they found out he had been lying in the morgue, misidentified.
Authorities: Hot Weather Factor In 2 Weekend Chicago Deaths
5 Hearts Found In Loop Dumpster Determined Not To Be HumanThe Cook County Medical Examiner's Office has determined that five hearts found in a dumpster in the Loop Friday are non-human.
Cook County Reports 19 Cold-Related Deaths This SeasonThe Cook County Medical Examiner's Office reported the 19th cold-related death of the season.
Van Dyke Trial Day 3: Medical Examiner Testifies, Analyzes Laquan McDonald's AutopsyIt took nearly three hours for the Cook County Medical Examiner to review the autopsy of Laquan McDonald in court Wednesday, analyzing bullet hole by bullet hole in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald.
South Shore Woman Is Cook County’s 15th Cold Related DeathAn autopsy found she died of chronic ethanolism and cold exposure, the medical examiner’s office said. Her death was ruled an accident.
Manner Of Death Of Man In Burning Car Still UndeterminedHe was identified by dental records as 66-year-old Frank Siwiec of Orland Park, according to the medical examiner’s office.
Cook County Seeks Public's Help Identifying Deceased Child Found In MarkhamThe Cook County Medical Examiner's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying a child found dead in a vacant Markham home during a house fire last month.
Police: Man Killed, 3 Injured In Dolton CrashThe driver, one of five men in the vehicle thought to be in their 20s, lost control and the vehicle struck a dumpster and another parked car.