Man Found Dead At Boystown Bathhouse, Cops Investigate

Steamworks building and jacuzzi area (inset) | Google; Yelp

Chicago police are investigating the death of a 36-year-old suburban man who was found unresponsive inside a Boystown bathhouse late Monday night.

Paramedics and police responded after the man was discovered unconscious in the jacuzzi and sauna area of Steamworks, 3246 North Halsted, at 11:30 p.m. The man was pronounced dead upon arrival at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center at 11:58 p.m., police said.

He checked into the bath house about three hours before being discovered, according to a source.

Officers guarded the scene for several hours overnight while detectives investigated and an evidence technician processed the area.

Police said there were no immediate signs of foul play. An autopsy is scheduled.

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