Man found dead in Cabrini elevator shaft

July 28, 2009 10:20:58 AM PDT
Chicago police are conducting a death investigation after a man's body was found at the bottom of an elevator shaft in a Chicago Housing Authority building.The building at 365 West Oak Street in Cabrini Green was categorized as a crime scene Monday night. Residents were not allowed to go in or out.

Police say they don't yet know how 61-year-old Clarence Walker ended up in the elevator shaft. He was a resident of the building and was pronounced dead just after midnight Tuesday morning.