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Coroner confirms body found at Illinois Beach State Park in Zion was missing Highwood man

The coroner’s office has confirmed that the body found last week at the Illinois Beach State Park in Zion was the 22-year-old Highwood man who went missing last month. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said his deputies responded to a call around 8:55 a.m. February 11 at 21st Street and Burnett Avenue […]

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Investigators believe boyfriend is primary suspect after 25-year-old woman found murdered in Lindenhurst

An Algonquin woman has been identified after investigators say she was found beaten to death inside her boyfriend’s home in Lindenhurst, just one day after he was killed in a crash. Kelly Hedmark, 25, of Algonquin, was last seen leaving her Algonquin residence on Yosemite Parkway on Sunday. Her family told police that she was […]

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Homicide investigation underway after woman found dead in boyfriend’s Lindenhurst home

A missing woman from Algonquin was found killed inside her boyfriend’s house in Lindenhurst, just one day after her boyfriend died in a crash, police said. The Algonquin Police Department recently began investigating a case involving a 25-year-old woman who went missing, according to Lake County Major Crime Task Force Spokesman Christopher Covelli. The woman’s […]

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Body found at Illinois Beach State Park in Zion near where missing Highwood man’s car was located

Authorities say the body of an adult male was found Friday at the Illinois Beach State Park in Zion near where a missing Highwood man’s car was recently found. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said his deputies responded to a call around 8:55 a.m. Friday at 21st Street and Burnett Avenue in […]

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Mother charged with murdering 6-year-old North Chicago boy; siblings charged with hiding body

Prosecutors have charged a mother with killing her 6-year-old boy in North Chicago and falsely reporting him missing. The boy’s two siblings have been charged with helping conceal the body. Damari Perry, 6, of North Chicago, was reported missing around 5 p.m. Wednesday. Perry’s body was found late Friday night. North Chicago Police Chief Lazaro […]

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3 family members in custody after missing 6-year-old North Chicago boy found dead in Indiana, police say

Police say three family members are in custody after 6-year-old Damari Perry, who went missing from North Chicago several days ago, was found dead in Indiana. Damari L. Perry, 6, was reported missing around 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to the North Chicago Police Department. Multiple sources reported Friday evening that Perry had been found dead […]

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Missing 6-year-old North Chicago boy found dead; death believed to be homicide

A 6-year-old North Chicago boy who went missing several days ago has been found dead, according to a report. His death is believed to be a homicide. Damari L. Perry, 6, was reported missing around 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to the North Chicago Police Department. WGN News, citing police sources, reported Friday evening that Perry […]