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Parents facing numerous charges in murder, disappearance of 5-year-old Andrew Freund

The parents of 5-year-old Andrew Freund are facing charges of first-degree murder, aggravated battery, aggravated domestic battery, failure to report missing or child death and more, police announced. JoAnn Cunningham, the boy’s mother, has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder, four counts of aggravated battery, two counts of aggravated domestic battery and one […]

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Focus shifts to field in Woodstock for missing Crystal Lake boy as mother remains inside police station

A large police presence was seen Wednesday morning at a field near Woodstock, meanwhile the mother of the missing Crystal Lake boy remains inside the police station and authorities have announced a press conference for noon. The Crystal Lake Police Department, McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, FBI and other authorities converged in a field near Gayle […]

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Prior police reports describe dog feces, urine, and dirty conditions at home of missing Crystal Lake boy

Crystal Lake police have released 63 pages of previous police reports detailing their interactions with the home and parents of missing 5-year-old Andrew Freund Jr. “I observed the living conditions of the residence to not be up to an acceptable standard of living with two young children living at the residence,” an officer noted in […]

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Missing 5-year-old boy from Crystal Lake was not abducted, police say

Crystal Lake police say there is no indication that missing 5-year-old Andrew Freund was abducted and they are focusing their investigation on the boy’s home. “During the last 24 hours, several police search and rescue canine units, trained specifically to locate people, were utilized in an attempt to locate Andrew,” Crystal Lake Deputy Police Chief […]