On Thursday, the body of a man who was 24 years old was pulled from the Chicago River in Lincoln Park.
Chicago police say that the 24-year-old man was pulled out of the water around 5:30 p.m. in the 2700 block of North Leavitt Street. At the scene, he was said to be dead.
Detectives were looking into the death of a person. There was no other information.
The news comes two days after the cause of death for Krzysztof Szubert, a 21-year-old Polish businessman whose body was found in Lake Michigan in December after he went missing from a party in Chicago’s River North neighborhood.
At the time, detectives didn’t call it a drowning but rather a death investigation.
The tweet below confirms the news:
How many more of these cases are going to happen before we can find these people and stop this from happening? #Chicago
Death Investigation Underway After Man’s Body Pulled From Chicago River in Lincoln Park – NBC Chicago https://t.co/NO2NM7K0sJ
— Jen (@IlliniJen) March 17, 2023
The office of the Cook County Medical Examiner says that Szubert drowned and that being drunk also played a role. It was called a mistake. Chicago police found out the cause of death after the body was found.
Szubert died just a few days before Peter Salvino, a 25-year-old doctoral student at Northwestern, was found in Lake Michigan. Salvino had gone missing from a party in Lincoln Park and was also a doctoral student.
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said that Salvino died of “drowning with ethanol intoxication as a contributing factor” in a report that came out last month. The accident was ruled to be the cause of death.
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