Police: Man found dead in grassy field in Niles

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A man was found dead in a grassy field Monday afternoon in north suburban Niles.

Someone in a parking lot spotted the body behind a business in the 8500 block of Golf Road just before 4 p.m. and called 911, according to a statement from Niles police.

Jayson Silver, 43, of Blue Island was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:13 p.m., police said.

There was no trauma to his body and numerous cans of compressed air were found at the scene, police said.

An autopsy did not rule on cause and manner of death pending further investigation, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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