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Dead body found near train tracks in Lawndale

Paramedics were called for someone unconscious on a hill going up to the tracks.

A dead body was discovered by train tracks July 23, 2019, in the 2700 block of West Taylor Street.
A dead body was discovered by train tracks July 23, 2019, in the 2700 block of West Taylor Street.
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Authorities are investigating the death of a woman found Tuesday near train tracks in Lawndale.

Paramedics were called about 9:35 a.m. in the 2700 block of West Taylor Street for a woman unconscious and not breathing on a hill adjacent to the tracks, Chicago Fire Dept. spokesman Larry Langford said.

Officers discovered 41-year-old Suzanne Morgan deceased and detectives were called to investigate, Chicago police and the Cook County’s medical examiner’s office said.

An autopsy has been scheduled to determine Morgan’s cause of death. The investigation was ongoing.