Michael M. Miller, homicide suspect in Crystal Lake (SOURCE: Law Enforcement)
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Three Transient Male Suspects Face Murder and Robbery Charges After Man Found Dead, Floating in Water at Crystal Lake’s Three Oaks Recreational Area

4,621 Crystal Lake police responded just before 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, 2020 investigating an open 9-1-1 call (a 9-1-1 call with nobody speaking on the other end) in the area of the block of […]

Nicholas Grandison, solicitor and First Degree Murder suspect in Waukegan
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Solicitor for Third Party Energy Provider Charged with Murder After Fighting with Apartment Resident in Waukegan While Going Door-to-Door

2,599 Waukegan police have arrested a solicitor, accused of murdering an apartment resident in a gated apartment community as he was working as a solicitor for a third-party energy provider. Waukegan police say Nicholas S. […]

Chad B. Jones, charged First Degree Murder in Waukegan
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Lake Geneva Home Invasion Suspect Connected to September Marlyn Cook Homicide Case in Waukegan; Charged with First Degree Murder

1,985 A male resident of Waukegan has been charged with one count of First Degree Murder connected to the murder a Waukegan woman, Marlyn Cook at her home in September 2019. Following a three-month case […]

Jeffery Michael Thrall, First Degree Murder suspect, Park City, Illinois
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Park City Homicide Victim’s Identity Released, Following Investigation and Arrest of Relative Jeffery Michael Thrall

452 A 68-year-old Park City woman was stabbed, beaten and killed early Tuesday morning December 3, 2019, according to the Lake County coroner. Her identity was released as Nancy Wilcox. The victim was pronounced dead […]

Jeffery Michael Thrall, First Degree Murder suspect, Park City, Illinois
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Male Suspect, Just Released from Prison, Charged with 1st-Degree Murder of Relative in Manufactured Home on 7th St Near Birch Ave, Park City

855 Jeffery Michael Thrall, 60, who was recently released from jail, was arrested early Tuesday after he was discovered to be a suspect in the stabbing death of his older female relative. The female victim […]

Anthony R. Prate, charged with First Degree Murder in Schaumburg
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Court Notes on Bond Hearing for Anthony R. Prate, Charged with First Degree Murder of Schaumburg Woman in Her Townhouse

2,053 Optometrist Anthony R. Prate is accused of murdering a woman in her townhouse by stabbing her 20 to 30 times early in the morning on Saturday November 23, 2019. Prate was ordered held without […]

Anthony R. Prate, charged with First Degree Murder in Schaumburg
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Barrington and Lake Zurich Area Optometrist Charged with Murder in Schaumburg Was Driver in a Head-on Crash That Killed His Wife in Lake in the Hills in 2011

8,235 A Barrington and Lake Zurich area optometrist has been charged with First Degree Murder after he call 9-1-1 to report that he was involved in an altercation with his girlfriend, and that both were […]

Anthony R. Prate, charged with First Degree Murder in Schaumburg
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Schaumburg Stabbing: Adult Male Charged with First Degree Murder After Woman Stabbed at Townhouse on Arbor Glen Blvd on Schaumburg’s North Side

2,255 Schaumburg police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:31 a.m. Saturday November 23, 2019 to a report of two people injured in an altercation in the block of 300 Arbor Glen Boulevard. The caller, Anthony R. […]

Martin Chavez Lomeli Jr, homicide suspect Des Plaines
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Son Accused of Shooting, Killing Father in Mobile Home Where They Lived in a Mobile Home Park Near Maine West High School, Des Plaines

1,204 Des Plaines homicide investigation scene at mobile home community in Des Plaines. A long-running dispute between father and son ended in gunfire in the family’s Des Plaines home Monday, leaving a 54-year-old man dead […]

Deborah Jane Martin, Derbyshire Lane First Degree Murder suspect Arlington Heights
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Assistant State’s Attorney Describes Arlington Heights Derbyshire Lane Homicide Case at Bond Hearing for Deborah Jane Martin

251 Neighbors Describe Kind, Helpful Parents In a bond hearing early afternoon on Monday June 10, 2019, — two days after the violent deaths of her parents were discovered in their house shortly after 12:32 […]

Deborah Jane Martin, Derbyshire Lane First Degree Murder suspect Arlington Heights
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Homicide Victims’ Daughter, Deborah Jane Martin, Charged with 2 Counts of First Degree Murder for Derbyshire Lane Killings in Arlington Heights

277 Arlington Heights Police Department announced early Monday June 10, 2019 that Deborah Jane Martin has been charged with two counts of First Degree Murder in the deaths of her parents Anne P. Martin, age […]