Wicker Park man found dead in bathtub

CHICAGO — Area Five detectives are conducting a death investigation after a man was found unresponsive in Wicker Park on Christmas Day.

Chicago police released a brief media statement that said a 38-year-old was found inside a residence in the 1500 block of North Wicker Park around 4:30 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to information collected from other sources, the man was found unresponsive in a bathtub in a second-floor apartment. The initial appearance was that he had drowned, but the medical examiner’s office will try to determine the cause and manner of death by conducting an autopsy today.

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