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Andrew Freund Sr. expected to accept plea deal on Friday in murder of his son

Andrew Freund Sr., who was charged with killing his 5-year-old son AJ Freund, is expected to formally accept a plea deal on Friday. Freund, 60, appeared briefly Wednesday morning in a McHenry County courtroom for a trial date status hearing. Freund’s attorney, Special Public Defender Henry Sugden, told McHenry County Judge Robert Wilbrandt that they […]

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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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Cameras allowed for the first time as Andrew Freund appears in court in AJ Freund murder

As Andrew Freund Sr. appeared in court Tuesday morning for a status hearing, news cameras were allowed for the first time ever at the McHenry County courthouse. Freund Sr., 61, and his attorney, Special Public Defender Henry H. Sugden, appeared before McHenry County Judge Robert Wilbrant. Prosecutors filed order of protections against medical records during […]