CHICAGO (CBS) — Two McHenry County men have been charged in connection with a home invasion and murder that happened almost three weeks ago.
Jared J. Fox, 25, faces felony counts of first-degree murder, home invasion and residential burglary, according to the McHenry County sheriff’s office.
Charles A. Campos, 31, was the second suspect arrested. He also faces felony counts of first-degree murder, home invasion and residential burglary, according to the McHenry County sheriff’s office.
It was shortly before 1 a.m. on May 27 when McHenry County authorities responded to a 911 call, in the 1800 block of West Davis Avenue in unincorporated McHenry, about a home invasion and a shooting. Authorities found the homeowner, 52-year-old Donald Jouravleff, shot and seriously wounded, according to the sheriff’s office.
Later that evening, the Jouravleff, an Air Force veteran, husband, stepfather and grandfather had died.
A witness told investigators they saw two masked males enter the home, shoot Jouravleff and steal cash.
Authorities put out descriptions of two men wanted in the murder.
Fox, of Wonder Lake, was arrested and charged Wednesday, according to the sheriff’s office. He was ordered held on a $2.5 million bond, and is next scheduled to appear in court at 9 a.m. on June 21.
Campos, of McHenry, was arrested and charged Thursday, according to the sheriff’s office. He was ordered held on a $5 million bond, and is next court date is to be determined.
“This is further evidence of the determination and excellence of the investigators involved in this case. It reflects the continued pursuit to bring justice and resolution for this heinous crime,” said McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim.
The investigation remains active with additional arrests expected. The task force continues to ask the public’s assistance in identifying additional offenders involved in the incident. Anyone with information regarding the incident, or the offenders involved, is asked to all the McHenry County Major Investigation Assistance Team Tip Line. Callers can remain anonymous. THose wishing to provide their name for a tip or information that leads to the arrest of the offenders will be forwarded to the McHenry County Crime Stoppers for a reward up to $5,000.