Ravenswood clothing donation box set on fire, body found


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Early Thursday morning on Chicago’s North Side, a man’s body was found in a clothing donation box.

In the Ravenwood/Uptown area, after extinguishing a fire in a clothing donation box at 7:15 a.m. – the Chicago Fire Department found a body in the remains according to WGN9.

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Police are currently investigating what happened.

There is speculation that the man was homeless and may have climbed into the box to try to stay warm, therefore starting some type of fire according to the news outlet.

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Currently, according to WGN9, it is being classified as a death investigation and is a developing story.

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