Autopsy: No signs of foul play in Trotter death; More tests needed
An autopsy on the body of Chicago chef Charlie Trotter showed no signs of trauma or foul play. However additional test will be needed to determine a cause of death.
According to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office, an autopsy was conducted Wednesday on Trotter who died Tuesday at the age of 54.
The Medical Examiner has ordered more tests including toxicology analysis.
Those tests are expected to take 6-8 weeks.
Trotter was brought to Northwestern Memorial’s emergency room in cardiac arrest and pronounced dead shortly before noon Tuesday. He was as famous for his personality as he was for his culinary skill.