Dmitry Smirnov

Dmitry Smirnov (Oak Brook Police Dept.)

2 Investigators: Video Confession Provides Insight Into Mind Of Stalker

An online-gaming friendship turned into a real life obsession and murder. A local woman was stalked and killed by a Canadian man and his stunning confession was obtained by our CBS 2 Investigators.

11/05/2014

Dmitry Smirnov (Oak Brook Police Dept.)

Lawsuit Takes Aim At Armslist Gun Website After Fatal Shooting

The brother of murder victim has filed a lawsuit against a website that allegedly helped the killer obtain the murder weapon.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2012

A man holds on to a prison bar inside of a jail cell. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Canadian Man Gets Life For Killing Ex-Girlfriend In Oak Brook

They only dated for a few weeks, but 2 1/2 years later Dmitry Smirnov was still so angry about their break-up that he stalked and murdered his former girlfriend, Jitka Vesel.

07/23/2011

Dmitry Smirnov (Oak Brook Police Dept.)

Stalker Pleads Guilty To Murdering Girlfriend

A Canadian man who methodically stalked and then murdered a former girlfriend after first researching whether Illinois had the death penalty will spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty Friday.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2011