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Person Found Dead Under I-90 Overpass In West Loop

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A person was found dead Saturday night underneath an I-90 overpass in the West Loop.

The person was discovered about 9:30 p.m. on the cement embankment underneath an overpass in the southbound lanes of I-90 at Monroe Street, according to Illinois State Police Master Sergeant Jason Bradley.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:49 p.m., according to Bradley and the Cook County medical examiner's office. The person's name and age have not yet been released.

Drug paraphernalia and prescription bottles were found next to the body, and there were no signs of trauma, Bradley said.

An autopsy Monday did not rule on cause and and manner of death pending further investigation.

Illinois State Police are investigating.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2017. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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