Naperville Police Media Release: Death Investigation

At approximately 9:22 a.m. on Monday, May 16, 2016, the Naperville Police Department responded to the report of a body found in the area of North Aurora Road and the Canadian National Railroad tracks.

Based on the preliminary investigation it appears the subject, a male, white in his early 40’s, died of apparent self-inflicted wounds.

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