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Crystal Lake man found dead in alley

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012 1:15 a.m. CST

CHICAGO (AP) – Investigators in Chicago are trying to determine what led to the death of a 21-year-old Crystal Lake man.

Authorities say Timothy Gallagher was found in an alley in the city’s Lincoln Park neighborhood early Monday.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office says the suburban Chicago man was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy is planned.

Police say Gallagher appears to have suffered head trauma and a death investigation is under way.

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