Evanston police say 60-year-old Timothy Gray may have died of exposure. A toxicology report could take weeks.
Gray’s body was found last Thursday under a Union Pacific overpass near Evanston by children who were sledding.
Gray was the adopted great-newphew to the late Huguette Clark (pictured), heiress to a Montana copper fortune. He possibly stood to inherit millions, but Clark’s estate is being disputed in court. Clark died in 2010.
Lawyer John Morken represents Gray’s three siblings and other relatives. He says the family lost touch with Gray around 1990.
Timothy Gray was adopted into the family by Dr. Gerald Gray and Patricia Gray when he was 5 years old. His brother Gerry, who is 17 years older and now lives in Albany, Calif., said that no one in the family had any contact with Gray for over two decades.
“He was doing ranch work when I last heard from him, but that was 25 years ago,” he told ABCNews.com. “He had severe post traumatic stress symptoms, due to childhood traumas.