Death investigation launched after woman’s found unresponsive near NBC Tower

The woman was found unresponsive on an island outside NBC Tower, according to police records. | Google

Police are conducting a death investigation after a woman was found dead on a plaza sidewalk outside NBC Tower in Streeterville.

Fire department and police personnel responded to 439 North Cityfront Plaza at 8:05 a.m. Monday. Paramedics administered CPR to the 52-year-old woman and transported her to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, according to a police department spokesperson. She was pronounced dead at 8:59 a.m.

A witness said the woman was bleeding, and a police report indicates that her teeth had been recently knocked out, but the cause of her injuries was not known.

Area Three detectives are investigating.

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