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2nd man charged in connection with homicide of Highland Park father, business owner on Fort Sheridan Beach

A second man has been charged after prosecutors say he obstructed the investigation into the homicide of a Highland Park father and business owner by removing a bloody wheelbarrow from Fort Sheridan Beach. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Lillian Lewis said a man, who lives in Highland Park near the beach, called 911 just before […]

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‘Loving and devoted father’: Highland Park father of two, business owner killed in fight on beach remembered

A business owner from Highland Park who was killed after a confrontation with a loud group at Fort Sheridan Beach near Highland Park is being remembered as a “loving and devoted father.” An autopsy performed Monday on Matthew Ascaridis, 45, of Highland Park, showed he died from “multiple injuries,” according to the Lake County Coroner’s […]

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Coroner releases identity of business owner, father who was killed during confrontation on beach near Highland Park

The coroner’s office has identified a business owner and father of two who was killed after a confrontation with a loud group at Fort Sheridan Beach near Highland Park on Saturday. An autopsy performed Monday on Matthew Ascaridis, 45, of Highland Park, showed he died from “multiple injuries,” according to the Lake County Coroner’s Office. […]