Body found on Brown Line tracks

Service was suspended on the Brown Line early this morning after an unidentified body was discovered on the tracks near the Kedzie Avenue station on the Northwest Side.

At 6:34 a.m., the Chicago Transit Authority shut off the power between the Kimball and Western Ave. stations and operated a bus shuttle for passengers. Brown Line service between those stations resumed at approximately 8:00 a.m.

Police say they are investigating, but have not determined the cause of death. It does not appear the person was hit by a train, according to the police and the CTA. 

An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow.

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