Streamwood Thornton’s Gas Station Clerk Stabbed to Death Found with Multiple Stab Wounds, Bleeding from Chest


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Streamwood police and firefighter/paramedics responded 4:36 AM Saturday to a stabbing and armed robbery at Thornton’s gas station, 2 North Barrington Road Streamwood, IL. The victim is reported to have been stabbed eight times. The victim was transported by Streamwood firefighter/paramedics apparently with Advanced Life Support. The fire engine crew accompanied the Streamwood rescue ambulance to St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates. The man, who was a gas station clerk at Thornton’s was pronounced dead at 5:28 a.m.

Extra police from neighboring communities have been called in to search for the suspect possibly at large in the area.

The offender is described as a male/white 5’9″, wearing a dark blue hoodie with the hood up, black pants, one black shoe and one white shoe. The suspect was last seen headed westbound on foot.

Last Wednesday, March 13, 2013 an armed robbery occurred at a loan business on South Roselle Road. A different physical description was reported for that offender (See The Cardinal Schaumburg Police Seek Public’s Assistance to Identify Robbery Suspect from Armed Robbery on South Roselle Rd)

Streamwood police urge that anyone with information call their investigations division at 630-736-3700 or leave an anonymous tip at 630-736-3719.

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3 Comments

  1. We must pray for the family and all do our part to be involed in our neghborhoods. I go to this gas station and I go at all hours of the day and night, I am saddend by this crime and concerned for our country. This happens all over the USA and it’s so preventable. Everyone knows there is not much money that late at night…”What’s the biz”

    Perhaps if we all put our desires in their place less of these type of crimes will happen? Perhaps if we held in higher regard the effect of what we put in our minds; we must realize as individuals, parents, corporations, a coutry, and a planet that the real battle is faught in the mind. Who or what controls your mind?

    That’s the biz

  2. Can we have more to go by here? Type of shoes we’re looking for, obviously the guy knew how to hide himself from cameras, leave no finger prints behind, and from the looks of it, on how he held the knife, must’ve done this before. Did the cameras get the car, license plate, did he leave it some where and walked knowing the cameras would catch it????The community needs to have more to go by, so we can look and help. Let’s catch this SOB, before he strikes again.

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