Man found dead near building in Johnsburg

Officials believe Johnsburg man suffered a medical event while walking Tuesday morning

A man was found dead Tuesday morning along Johnsburg Road in Johnsburg, local police reported Friday.

Joseph Jagielski, 69, of the 2100 block of West Church Street in Johnsburg, “suffered a medical event leading to his death,” according to a news release from Johnsburg police news.

No signs of physical trauma were observed.

Johnsburg police responded to a report at 7:12 a.m. Tuesday of a man on the ground alongside a building in the 2200 block of West Johnsburg Road.

Medical personnel were requested and determined that Jagielski was dead at the scene, according to the release.

The McHenry County Coroner’s Office and Johnsburg police investigated and determined that Jagielski had been walking back to his home from a local business to buy groceries when he suffered the fatal medical event, according to the release.

Separately, Johnsburg was the scene of a police standoff that began late Tuesday night, lasted about nine hours and resulted in the arrest of a local man who police said was armed and had shot a weapon inside his home before holding them at bay.