Homicide Investigation

Police Investigating Irving Park HomicideAbout 11 a.m., 51-year-old Lloyd A. White was found in the basement of building in the 3900 block of North Spaulding Avenue, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was dead at the scene, authorities said. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.
Man Killed In Hit-And-Run Homicide Outside Strip ClubCrews responded at 4:10 a.m. to a call of a fight in the parking lot of Club 390, an adult entertainment club at 390 E. Joe Orr Road, according to Chicago Heights police. Officers found Jose J. Romero on the ground with injuries to his head and body.
Woman Killed In West Garfield ParkAbout 2:30 a.m., the 49-year-old woman was found unresponsive inside a third-floor apartment in the 4300 block of West Flournoy Street, police said.
Woman Found Beaten To Death In Archer Heights BasementPolice were questioning two men after their mother was found dead Wednesday night inside a home in the Archer Heights neighborhood.
Toddler's Death In Gary Investigated As HomicideNieyely 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.
One Of Three Patient Deaths Tied To Holland Home Ruled As Natural CausesThe 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.
Source: Assisted Living Facility Tied To Three Deaths Might Have Been UnderstaffedThree 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.
Homicide Investigation Underway After Body Found Near JolietA 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.
Man Found Dead In Joliet Had Been Shot, Run Over By VehicleMichael 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.
Police Investigate Homicide In JolietMichael 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.
Police Investigate Infant Death, Fire In KenoshaKenosha 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.
Police: 3-Year-Old Girl Slain In Dunning NeighborhoodThe 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.