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Large turnout expected at visitation for Andrew Freund

Crystal Lake police are expecting a large turnout and heavy traffic at the public visitation tomorrow for 5-year-old Andrew Freund, officials said. A public walk-through visitation for Andrew “AJ” Freund is scheduled for 1-8 p.m. Friday at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 East Terra Cotta Avenue in Crystal Lake. Overflow parking is at Willow Creek […]

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“AJ will always be our little superhero,” family of Andrew Freund says in statement

Six days after the body of 5-year-old Crystal Lake boy Andrew Freund was found buried near Woodstock, his relatives have released a statement describing the boy as ‘loving and caring’. Andrew Freund’s family attorney Peter J. Flowers released a statement on behalf of the family on Tuesday. Flowers represents AJ’s family, other than the biological […]

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“Maybe someone hit me with a belt, maybe mommy didn’t mean to hurt me” Andrew Freund previously told to doctor

A new report detailing the timeline of DCFS involvement with Andrew Freund shows that he told a doctor months before his death, “Maybe someone hit me with a belt. Maybe mommy didn’t mean to hurt me.” On Friday, the Illinois Department of Child and Family Services released a more detailed timeline of their interactions with […]