Wayne Weinke Jr Convicted Of His Mother’s Death — Accused Of Throwing Her Over Stairwell Balcony At Senior Residence In Arlington Heights

Wayne Weinke, Jr (law enforcement photo).

Cook County Judge William Lacy on Tuesday May 28, 2013 found Wayne Weinke Jr., 57, guilty of first-degree murder in the 2006 death of his mother, Gloria Weinke at The Mooring residence in Arlington Heights.

After a disagreement over his inheritance from an estate valued at between $8 million and $10 million. prosecutors said Weinke, threw his 77-year-old mother, Gloria Weinke, over the railing and into the stairwell of her home at The Moorings in Arlington Heights early morning Tuesday, July 18, 2006.

At Chicago’s George N. Leighton Criminal Courts Building Prosecutors also said the injuries she suffered contributed to her death in October 2006.

Weinke faces a sentence of 20 to 60 years in prison. His next court appearance is scheduled on July 10, 2013.

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