Autopsy shows Tyree died of accidental air embolism
CHICAGO — The Cook County medical examiner’s office said Friday the death of James Tyree, chairman of the company that owns the Lake County News-Sun, was an accident.
Tyree, 53, died Wednesday after suffering for months from stomach cancer.
But the medical examiner’s office said an autopsy Friday revealed that he died from an air embolism and dialysis catheter removal. It called his death an accident.