Man found dead in kitchen after fire in Jefferson Park home

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Four people were hospitalized with carbon monoxide poisoning Sept. 30, 2019 in West Town on the Near West Side.

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A man was found dead Thursday night after firefighters put out a fire in a Jefferson Park neighborhood home on the Northwest Side.

Emergency crews responding to the fire found 50-year-old Rodger W. Grady just before 9 p.m. in the kitchen of a single-story bungalow in the 4500 block of North Laporte, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Grady, who lived on the same block, was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. An Friday did not rule on the cause and manner of his death pending further studies

The cause of the fire was under investigation, the Chicago Fire Department said.

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