Yesterday morning the Chicago Police Department received a call reporting a suicide by hanging at 2446 W. Eastwood Ave.
According to the CPD, a local man hanged himself beneath the train tracks at the base of the CTA platform.
A Center Square Journal reader who lives on the 2500 block of West Eastwood reported, “As we were all walking our children to [Queen of Angels Elementary] school, the sirens came to find what many people had unfortunately already seen?a body hanging from the CTA brown line tracks in the alley.”
This neighbor said the sirens sounded at 8:15 a.m.
The man was identified by the medical examiner’s office as Joseph Barazowski, 39. He lived on the 800 block of West Belle Plaine Avenue.