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Man dies after falling outside home in Joliet

Published: Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 11:55 p.m. CST

JOLIET – Police in Joliet say they believe a man froze to death after falling outside his home.

The Joliet Herald-News reported the man's body was found Sunday morning in his backyard.

Joliet Police Lt. Kevin LaBolle says authorities weren't releasing the man's name or age, but say he was elderly and lived alone. He said the man remained outside overnight.

The National Weather Service in Romeoville reports Sunday's overnight low in Joliet was 15 degrees, although the wind chill made it feel colder.

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