Lake County, IL – Gurnee Man Found Dead, May Have Been Dragged by Vehicle After Smoking


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Gurnee, IL – A grim discovery was made early Monday when an unresponsive man was found at the intersection of Dorchester Avenue and Estes Street. 

The Gurnee Police Department responded to the scene around 3:39 AM and suspect that the victim, a local resident from the 3800 block of Dorchester Avenue, might have been dragged by a vehicle. The deceased had reportedly stepped outside to smoke at around 3:00 AM, according to his wife, who lost contact with him shortly after. 

Police are actively investigating the incident, treating it as a significant case. They are calling on the public to provide any information that might help determine the circumstances around the man’s death. Anonymous tips can be submitted through Lake County Crime Stoppers via phone, their website, or the “P3 Tips” mobile app.


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