The Schaumburg Police Department is announcing Saturday morning, March 4, 2023 that charges have been filed in the homicide of Yvonne Lattouf-Delgado. The suspect, Jesus Gomez-Marcano, and Yvonne Lattouf-Delgado had a previous dating relationship for three years. On March 1, 2023, Gomez-Marcano was at the victim’s residence, during which time Gomez-Marcano allegedly pushed the victim to the ground and stabbed her in the neck. After reviewing all the facts of the investigation, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office approved the charge of First Degree Murder against Gomez-Marcano, who will appear in the Circuit Court of Cook County today, 26th and California, Chicago, for bond court.
Schaumburg officers and detectives worked diligently on this investigation, and coordinated with the Major Case Assistance Team (MCAT), and surrounding law enforcement agencies to quickly solve this crime. The investigation included several neighborhood canvasses, forensic examinations, and follow-ups on multiple leads.
Schaumburg Police Department responded about 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 to a 911 call for an urgent check for well-being under suspicious circumstances at 1004 North Plum Grove Road in Schaumburg at the Versailles on the Lake Apartments. Upon entering the apartment, Schaumburg police officers discovered the body of a deceased female adult victim in the residence.
The victim was identified as Yvonne Lattouf-Delgado, age 24. An autopsy was conducted by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office today, March 2, 2023. The cause of death was determined to be a homicide due to stab wounds to the neck.
Initial evidence led detectives to determine the victim possibly knew the offender. The death involves an open and active homicide investigation being conducted by the Schaumburg Police Detective Division. Initially, no persons were in custody, according to the Schaumburg Police Department. Police announced early that the investigation indicated the homicide was an isolated incident, and that the police department does not believe there is a risk to the public.
Yvonne Lattouf-Delgado did not live alone, but the offender suspected of killing her is not believed to have lived at the address of the crime scene.
The Detective Division is coordinating with the Major Case Assistance Team (MCAT) to further ensure all resources are being utilized in this investigation. Additional patrol officers and detectives were initially in the area speaking with residents (canvassing). The Schaumburg Police Department is continuing its efforts to ensure a safe community and would like to remind residents to call 911 if they see anything suspicious.
If anyone has information related to this crime, please contact the Schaumburg Police Department Tip Line at 847-348-7055.
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