Cincinnati's 'Hat Man' Avtar Gill found dead at Budget host - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

Cincinnati's 'Hat Man' found dead at motel

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Source: Mark Byron Source: Mark Byron
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

A man who has been a fixture at several events in downtown Cincinnati has died.

Avtar Gill, affectionately known as 'Hat Man' was found dead over the weekend at the Budget Host Motel on Central Parkway.

It's unclear how Gill died.

An employee at the Budget Host Motel tells FOX19 that Gill was a long stay customer and they are sad to see him go.

Gill was well known for walking around downtown Cincinnati wearing large hats with signs on them.

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