Vigil held for women found dead in Rogers Park apartment complex

Rick Magliano

CHICAGO — A vigil was held Saturday for the a few women of all ages who died for the duration of an early heat wave in a Rogers Park apartment advanced past weekend.

The bodies of Janice Reed, Dolores McNeely and Gwendolyn Osborne were uncovered at the James Sneider Residences.

The Prepare dinner County Health care Examiner’s Business has yet to expose a lead to of demise, however quite a few people today WGN News has spoken to stated apartment management did not flip on air conditioning when temperatures soared past week.

The administration allegedly miscited a metropolis ordinance, stating they thought they could not transform on the air conditioning right until June 1.

The air conditioning was at last turned on last Saturday, the very same day the bodies of Reed, McNelly and Osborne were being observed. Some models in the setting up had temperatures around 100 degrees.

Maria Hadden, the 49th Ward Alderwoman, explained there is no requirement to continue to keep air conditioning off until finally June 1.

“Our ordinance is incredibly very clear and suggests you have to provide temperatures of 68 (levels) by way of June 1 and they do handle heating and no wherever suggests they have to have the warmth on till June 1,” Hadden mentioned.

Hadden launched a two-fold resolution in Town Council last Monday, requesting a listening to held relating to the deaths when requesting the existence of condominium inhabitants and management.

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