NORTHBROOK — A man was found dead by strangulation December 7 in his Northbrook office, according to the Village of Northbrook and Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
Police believe Jigar K. Patel, 36, was a homicide victim, Becky Schlikerman of the Cook County Bureau of Administration, told DailyNorthShore.com in an email. No further details on the death were available.
Northbrook police were called to Patel’s office at approximately 7:30 p.m. December 7, according to a press release, where they found him deceased.
Police believe this was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the community, according to the release. Police encourage calls to 847-564-2060 from anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area in the afternoon or evening hours of December 7 or with any information related to the incident.
Patel lives in Mount Prospect, according to a Chicago Tribune story.