Questions Swirl Around Michael Scott's Untimely Death NBC
know what the ME ruled," said Police Superintendent Jody Weis during a
press conference. "But there are a lot of questions out there."
Isolated location no place for such a public man to die Tribune (John Kass)
place where he fell is a no-man's land along the North Branch of the
Chicago River, a difficult place to reach, especially for a 60-year-old
stumbling around in the pitch darkness, over uneven ground, with no
light and no moon.
Shaken friends, colleagues offer comfort to family suffering 'unimaginable grief' Sun Times
procession of shaken friends visited his West Side condo. An ashen
Mayor Daley, his friend of 30 years, emerged to say, "It's a shock to
Scott's upbeat attitude makes death shocking Sun Times
have met with Michael Scott over the years and I have never seen a
suicidal tendency in his spirit," said Conrad Worrill, a longtime
professor at the Jacob Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies at
Northeastern Illinois University.
Scott sought big profit on city deal Sun Times
Scott and his partners had hoped to make at least $600,000 through a
city-financed deal to build affordable and market-rate housing in Ald.
Isaac "Ike" Carothers' ward, city records show.
But the far West Side project hasn't gone as planned.