Chicago, IL – A 70-year-old man was found dead in a Hyde Park apartment unit Tuesday night after the Chicago Fire Department responded to a carbon monoxide alarm, authorities said.
An alarm went off about 9:20 p.m. inside an apartment building in the 800 block of East 53rd Street, according to Chicago police. Peoples Gas and the Chicago Fire Department responded. While clearing the building, CFD found a unit with a stove turned on, which caused the alarm to sound.
Fire Department Deputy District Chief Curtis Hudson identified the man as 70 years old. His name has not been released.