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Man found dead in Skokie, fourth cold-related death in Cook Co.

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

Officials say a fourth person in Cook County has died because of the cold so far this season.

Luis Escalante, 53, of Chicago was found in Skokie on Saturday. Officials say he died of cold exposure, and ruled his death an accident.

Also this month, officials confirmed two homeless men died in Chicago because of the cold and last month, an elderly woman died in her home.

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