Man found fatally stabbed in Grant Park, police say

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A man who was found lying unresponsive near the Agora sculpture in Grant Park on Thursday morning was stabbed to death, Chicago police said today.

Aaron Curry

Police were called to the 1100 block of South Michigan around 9 a.m. by a woman who noticed the man had been lying in the same spot for more than a day. Officers found 58-year-old Aaron Curry dead with multiple stab wounds to his back and neck, according to information from CPD and a source. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Curry, who struggled with homelessness, frequented the Loop and River North neighborhoods, a source said.

Area Three detectives are conducting a homicide investigation.

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