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Parents of Andrew Freund allegedly forced the boy into cold shower, beat him to death

The parents of Andrew Freund allegedly forced the boy into a cold shower ‘for an extended period’ and beat him, knowing that it would cause his death, a criminal complaint alleges. 36-year-old 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 […]

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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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Body of missing 5-year-old Andrew Freund found near Woodstock; parents charged with murder

The parents have been charged with first-degree murder after the body of missing 5-year-old Crystal Lake boy Andrew Freund was found Wednesday near Woodstock, police announced. Crystal Lake Police Chief James Black and FBI Special Agent Jeffrey Sallet announced Wednesday during a press conference that the boy’s body had been found on private property near […]

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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 […]