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Attorney for AJ Freund’s father in ‘serious’ negotiations with prosecutors

The attorney representing Andrew Freund in the murder of his 5-year-old son said that they are in ‘serious’ negotiations with prosecutors, hinting that a plea deal might be coming. Andrew T. Freund Sr. appeared briefly Thursday morning in a McHenry County courtroom for a trial date status hearing. Freund’s attorney, Special Public Defender Henry Sugden, […]

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‘I am a child of god,’ JoAnn Cunningham says at her sentencing hearing for the murder of AJ Freund

JoAnn Cunningham gave a tearful statement during her sentencing hearing in the murder of her son, AJ Freund, and said that she is a “child of God” and asked forgiveness. Her sentencing hearing began on Thursday with McHenry County Judge Robert Wilbrandt presiding over the case. Cunningham, 37, of Crystal Lake, pleaded guilty in December […]