Dead man found in parking garage stairwell at upscale mall in Skokie

SKOKIE, Ill. (Fox 32 News) - A dead man was found in the stairwell of a parking garage at an upscale mall on Saturday afternoon.

The body was found at Old Orchard Mall in Skokie, a wealthy suburb north of Chicago, by a mall employee around 1:30 p.m. The man was bleeding from the head.

The stairwell is near the Bloomingdale's and Macy's.

Skokie Police and Illinois State Police put crime scene tape up around the exterior base of the stairwell.

The man's identity and the cause of his death are still under investigation.

Skokie Police are asking the public for any help. The 24-hour "Text a Tip" hotline is 847-933-8477.