Soccer player dies in Chicago fire

A soccer player died Thursday night in a Chicago fire, a fire official said.

A man was found dead in a garage at an apartment complex on the city’s West Side, police said.

No other details were immediately available.

A spokesman for the city Fire Department said in a statement that there was no fire and the man died at the scene.

A spokesman for a Chicago medical examiner’s office said in an email that he had determined the man was the victim of a homicide.

The man’s identity was not immediately released.

The Chicago Fire Department, which is the city department responsible for responding to and treating fire-related deaths, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.