CHICAGO - The actor who played Ralphie in "A Christmas Story" recently found a dead body in a Chicago hotel room.
According to the Chicago Tribune, Peter Billingsley found the body of John O’Brien in a room in the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel.
O'Brien was a composer and music director for several films, including "The Breakup" and "Iron Man."
The Chicago Tribune also reports that Billingsley had gone looking for O'Brien because he was expected to attend a party related to this weekend’s Air and Water Show, but never arrived.
An autopsy performed Sunday came back inconclusive pending a toxicology analysis.
An investigation into the incident is underway.
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