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Man Hangs Himself Outside Wheaton Business Along Roosevelt Road

A man took his life near the intersection of Roosevelt Road and Blanchard Street around 7 a.m. Thursday, officials say.

A man hanged himself outside CVS, 1400 Roosevelt Road, early Thursday morning, police said.

Police are on the scene after responding to a call at 7:12 a.m.

Police said the man hanged himself on the southwest corner of the CVS property.

The death was not visible from Roosevelt Road, according to police.

Paul Godlewski July 09, 2012 at 02:05 AM
Jim, I to accept Section 8 vouchers and also find they are generally more stable tenants then paycheck to paycheck renters. Some of my sect 8 tenants are elderly and living on only social security, others are single moms with children, most have been with us for years. Dont make such a general statement without facts. Sounds like what your really saying is you dont want to live with poor people. Easy fix, move to Kenilworth.
Scott Bee July 09, 2012 at 05:19 PM
You folks are correct and the truth is there is good and bad in everything. All race, gender, occupation, ect..... it's part of the deal we get in order to participate in the game of life. The issue certainly is not section 8 folks being gang bangers, In most cases it's fathers bailing on their son's that fuels gangs. I've raised 3 boys pay check to pay check, spent all my free time with them and they all know they have one person that will always be in there corner. The end result is 3 good men in there early 20's that will help not hurt other people. You certainly did get a reaction from people Jim.
DJP July 09, 2012 at 07:02 PM
This story is not about Section 8 vouchers. A person lost their life at their own hands. Keep him/her in your prayers.
Tom Mouhelis July 10, 2012 at 09:13 PM
i am a city councilman that represents the east district, not a cop. i care about the city
Tom Mouhelis July 11, 2012 at 03:58 PM
i am a city councilman that serves the east district and not an officer. I am here to serve Wheaton.

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