A man who died after jumping from a Loop parking garage Monday afternoon has been identified as a northwest suburban resident.
The 34-year-old jumped from a garage in the 100 block of West Lake Street about 1:30 p.m., according to Chicago Police.
Christopher A. Mergle, 54, of Elgin was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:42 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy showed he died of multiple injuries due to a fall from height, and ruled his death a suicide.
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