Chicago: Missing Polish businessman accidentally drowns in Chicago: Coroner


CHICAGO — A 21-year-old businessman went missing while visiting Chicago in December and was found dead days later in Lake Michigan, accidentally drowning, the Cook County coroner’s office said. ruling.

Krzysztof Zubert was last seen leaving a holiday party at Howl at the Moon, 26 West Hubbard, around 9:45 pm on December 3. IT specialist Szubert said at 11 I’ve been working in Chicago since May.

Krzysztof Zubert | Chicago Police Department

He never returned to Joliet’s hotel and friends said both of his phones were dead. Police launched a missing persons investigation and Zubert was found dead in the waters near Oak Street Beach early on December 7.

A newly released coroner’s ruling states that Szubert died of accidental drowning from ethanol poisoning.

Two weeks after Zubert’s disappearance, Northwestern University PhD student Peter Salvino went missing after a house party in Lincoln Park. He was found dead in his harbor at Diversey, near where the phone last rang before it stopped working.

The coroner’s office ruled in February that Salvino also died of accidental drowning from ethanol poisoning.

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