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Missing Glen Ellyn Father Found Dead In Lincoln Square Basement

Salvatore Rossolillie, 56, was the father of two daughters and a newborn son. His death is under investigation.

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LINCOLN SQUARE — A suburban man missing since Monday was found dead in the basement of a Lincoln Square building.

Salvatore “Sal” Rossolillie, 56, was an elevator repair man from suburban Glen Ellyn. He and his car had been missing since Monday.

Friends and family first took to social media asking for the public’s help finding Rossolillie on Monday. A missing person report was also filed for Rossolillie on Tuesday, police said.

Rossolillie was found dead Wednesday in the basement of an apartment building in the 2300 block of West Wilson Avenue on Wednesday around 11 a.m.

Kimberly Reavill, who knows Rossolillie’s family, said he was the proud father of three children, two daughters and newborn son.

“It’s unclear if he was attacked on the job or carjacked, but his car was found in the area which prompted the area search and discovery of his body,” she said. “Somebody in a building apparently found him.”

A cause of death was still pending Friday, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

“The incident is classified as a death investigation, pending the results of an autopsy,” said Kellie Bartoli, a police spokesperson.