Police were questioning two men after their mother was found dead Wednesday night inside a home in the Archer Heights neighborhood.
Nieyely Lopez died of “multiple blunt force traumatic injuries” she suffered at the intersection of Melton Road and Lake Street in Gary, according to a statement from the Lake County coroner’s office. She was taken to Methodists Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 9:45 a.m.
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said it has determined 98-year-old Leon Krynicki died primarily due to heart problems. His hospitalization on Feb. 3 might have been due to over-medication, but the medical examiner’s office said the medication did not contribute to his death about one month later.
Three employees of a South Holland assisted living facility have been removed from their jobs, after an elderly woman died from an overdose of pain medication. Two other residents who were hospitalized the same day also have died, and understaffing might have been an issue.
A citizen discovered the body of a black female in a field near Zurich and Brandon roads in unincorporated Joliet Township, according to the Will County sheriff’s and coroner’s office. Sheriff’s police are investigating the death as a homicide, but a preliminary cause of death was not released by the coroner’s office.
Michael C. Brock, 24, had been shot one time and run over by a vehicle, according to police and the Will County coroner’s office. Brock, of Joliet, was dead at the scene.
Michael C. Brock, 24, of Joliet, was pronounced dead Saturday in the 500 block of South Ottawa Street in Joliet, according to the Will County coroner’s office. Joliet police are investigating the death as a homicide.
Kenosha police say a male suspect is in custody and being treated for smoke inhalation following the Tuesday evening incident. Police responded to a domestic violence report at the home Tuesday and found the infant with unspecified injuries. The child died at a hospital.
The girl was found around 8:30 p.m. Sunday in her home in the 3300 block of North Natchez Avenue. Investigators have not said how she died, or shy police were called to the home, but she suffered apparent trauma to her body.
Jamal Harmon, 19, was found in an alley with stab wounds in the 7600 block of South Carpenter Street.
An Elgin woman has been charged with murdering a 61-year-old acquaintance found dead in his burning northwest suburban apartment Saturday morning. Charges are pending against a second suspect, police said.
A man was discovered beaten to death in his Northwest Side home Wednesday, and a homicide investigation is underway.
DeKalb Police said Tuesday that they believe missing Northern Illinois University student Antinette “Toni” Keller was murdered and her body burned in a park near the school’s campus.