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District janitor dies on the way to work

February 13, 2012

GAGES LAKE, IL — The Woodland School District 50 community is mourning the loss of a beloved elementary school janitor, according to the News-Sun.

Jose Martinez, 55, died of a heart attack on his way to work the morning of Friday, February 10, the article stated.

According to the article, the Lake County Sheriff''s Office said Martinez was found in his car at 5 a.m. by an area resident.

Martinez was unresponsive when paramedics arrived, the article noted.

"He apparently was very well-liked and they will have counselors available when they notify the students," said Lake County Coroner Artis Yancey.

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