'Windy City Live' contributor Louise Monger found dead in Westmont home, police say

According to police, evidence suggested it was a self-inflicted wound.

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Ryan, Val share condolences after death of WCL contributor
Ryan and Val shared their condolences with the friends and family of WCL contributor Louise Monger.

WESTMONT, Ill. (WLS) -- ABC7 is mourning the death of friend and Windy City Live contributor Louise Monger.

Monger, 40, was found with a gunshot wound to her chest at a home in suburban Westmont early Sunday morning, police said.

Westmont police said she was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

According to police, evidence suggested it was a self-inflicted wound.

Westmont police said there is no threat to the community. Her death remains under investigation with assistance from the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office, MERIT Major Crimes Unit, Forensic Investigations Unit and Digital Forensic Unit.

WATCH | Louise Monger appears on Windy City Live

Louise Monger periodically joined Ryan and Val for Host Chat on "Windy City Live."

Ryan Chiaverini and Val Warner shared their condolences with Monger's friends and family on Windy City Weekend.

"Louise was on our show several times and of course brought that infectious energy and laugh," Warner said.

"Louise had an unpredictable quick wit, and her sense of humor made her a hit on the show," Chiaverini said. "I always said if coffee was a person, that would be Louise. She will be missed."

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