The anticipated trial of Jorge Torrez for the alleged 2005 murder of two young girls in Zion will likely not occur until next February, officials said Tuesday.
It’s now been a decade since two young girls disappeared from the far north suburbs and were later found dead.
A federal jury has sentenced an ex-Marine to death for murdering a fellow service member in 2009, one among a series of violent, sexually motivated attacks he committed over the years.
A man charged with killing two girls in north suburban Zion was preparing to go on trial Monday in a separate slaying in Virginia.
With four recent high-profile cases, a Waukegan defense lawyer says Lake County has become a hotbed of false convictions.
Prosecutors in Lake County have lodged charges in two high-profile murder cases, in which other men have been charged or convicted.
A former Lake County man linked to the murders of two little girls in Zion has been indicted for the 2009 murder of a female naval officer in Virginia.
A former Zion resident who spent five years in jail while wrongfully charged with murdering his daughter and another girl, will file a lawsuit against Lake County law enforcement officials.
Jury recommends he receive five life sentences for attack on Maryland student.