Police: 82-year-old man died after falling off ladder
ALTON — An 82-year-old man died Tuesday after falling off a ladder, according to the Alton Police Department.
At 11:11 a.m. Tuesday, officers responded to a 911 call at La India Restaurant and Bakery, 3315 E. Main Ave., according to a news release from the police department.
Officers found 82-year-old Juan M. Valadez unresponsive.
"The preliminary investigation revealed that Mr. Valadez had fallen from a ladder that was on the exterior wall of the business," according to the news release.
Hidalgo County Precinct 3 Place 1 Justice of the Peace Luis Garza declared Valadez dead and ordered an autopsy.