CHICAGO — A man was found dead in McKinley Park on Monday afternoon as a result of cold exposure, officials said.
Jamie Hensley, 56, of the 100 block of Stryker Avenue in Joliet was found unresponsive in the 3700 block of South Archer Avenue, officials said Tuesday. Officers responded to a call of a person down at about 3:45 p.m. before finding Hensley, police said.
According to the Cook County medical examiner, Hensley's death was ruled accidental hypothermia. An autopsy later found that he was intoxicated at the time, according to the medical examiner.
He was pronounced dead on the scene at 4:23 p.m.
Hensley is the second cold-related death reported in Chicago this year, according to the medical examiner's office.
Bernabe Garcia, 49, who died of hypothermia, was found in the 3600 block of West Palmer Avenue during subzero temperatures on Jan. 7. The medical examiner's office also listed cold exposure and alcohol intoxication as contributors to Garcia's death, which was ruled an accident.