Death of Man Found after Fire Declared a Suicide
A man found dead after a fire in a Midlothian apartment killed himself, Sun-Times Media reports.
Courtney Walker, 21, died of carbon monoxide poisoning, and smoke and soot inhalation, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
The fire started around 10:30 a.m. Oct. 4, on the second floor of the Amberley Courts Apartments in the 3600 block of West 147th Street, according to the report.
Walker was the sole tenant of the unit and was alone at the time of the fire, police said.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.