Man Dies In Fall From Boystown Porch

The rear of the 4-story home can be seen in this Google photo taken from Halsted Street. | Google

A 23-year-old man died after falling from a fourth-floor porch in Boystown on Friday evening, police said.

Police and EMS responded to the rear of a home in the 3500 block of North Reta at 8:25 p.m. and found the man unresponsive in the rear.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Chicago police were conducting a death investigation, but a police source said that no foul play was suspected.

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