Overnight Death On Brown Line Believed To Be Natural

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A man believed to be in his 50’s was found dead overnight on a Brown Line train at the Belmont station, 945 West Belmont. Police believe the man died from natural causes.

An ambulance was called to the station around 1:55 a.m. after the unknown white male was found unresponsive on a southbound train. Detectives conducted a routine death investigation on the scene.

As of 7 a.m., the police department had classified the case as a non-criminal death.

Police on-scene said the man was not carrying identification and he appeared to be homeless. The medical examiner will conduct a further investigation.

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