Chef Charlie Trotter Found Dead in Chicago Home
Chef Charlie Trotter Found Dead in Chicago Home (Photo credit: Charlie Trotters)

BREAKING:  Chef Charlie Trotter was found dead in his Chicago home, a family friend and the police sources tell the Chicago Tribune.

An ambulance was called to Trotter’s home in the 1800 block of North Dayton Street at 10:45 a.m. and Trotter, 54, was found unconscious and not breathing, according to the friend and fire officials.

A close Trotter friend who spoke to Trotter’s sister, Rochelle, said her brother was found by his son Dylan. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office confirmed the death.