The ‘Walking Man’ of Chicago dies 7 months after being set on fire downtown.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office announced Sunday that Joseph Kromelis, the famed “Walking Man” of downtown Chicago, died nearly seven months after an attacker set him on fire.

Kromelis, 75, was a well-known figure in downtown Chicago.

He was known as the “Walking Man” because he was frequently seen walking around the area.

He was critically injured in May while sleeping on the ground near Kinzie Street and Lower Wabash Avenue.

Someone doused him in flammable liquid and set him ablaze.

Following the attack, Joseph Guardia was charged with attempted murder and arson.

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