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Joshua Miner (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Alleged Ringleader Of Grisly Joliet Murders Could Go On Trial Next Month

Will County Judge Gerald Kinney scheduled Joshua Miner’s murder trial for Sept. 22 during a court appearance Thursday for Miner, 26, and Adam Landerman, 21. But the trial could be postponed if a pending evaluation of Miner’s sanity at the time of the killings is not complete.

08/15/2014

Bethany McKee (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Prosecution Rests In Joliet Double-Murder Trial

Bethany McKee, 20, is on trial for the murders of two 22-year-olds, Terrance Rankins and Eric Glover. Their bodies were found Jan. 10, 2013, in Alisa Massaro’s home at 1121 N. Hickory St. in Joliet. Closing statements in McKee’s trial could begin as early as Tuesday.

08/12/2014

Bethany McKee (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

First Defendant In Gruesome Joliet Double Murder To Go On Trial

Elusive details of one of Joliet’s most gruesome double homicides could finally be revealed this week when one of four people arrested in the case is set to go on trial.

08/04/2014

Joshua Miner (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Judge: Double Murder Suspect’s Statements Can Be Used At Trial

A Will County judge on Thursday ruled that statements a man accused in the grisly murders of two Joliet men allegedly made to police without an attorney present may be used against him.

06/20/2014

Joshua Miner (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Defendant In Grisly Joliet Double Murder Wants Statements Suppressed

The defense alleges in motions that Joshua Miner, 25, was questioned under duress and without a lawyer present. Prosecutors said Miner was read his rights and was not coerced during questioning.

06/17/2014

Alisa Massaro (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Woman Gets 10 Years For Role In Gruesome Double Murder

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05/23/2014

Joshua Miner (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Mental Fitness Evaluation For One Of Four Accused Of Grisly Murder

Will County Judge Gerald Kinney ordered the evaluation Monday for Joshua Miner, 25, at the urging of Miner’s defense attorney.

02/24/2014

Friends Eric Glover, 22, and Terrance O. Rankins, 22, were killed in Joliet Thursday by four acquaintances, police say. (Family handouts)

Judge Might Have Reporter Explain How He Got Murder Reports

A Will County judge is considering putting a news reporter on the witness stand to find out how he got his hands on police reports describing allegations in a brutal double homicide in southwest suburban Joliet earlier this year.

08/08/2013

Adam Landerman (clockwise from top left), Alisa Massaro, Joshua Miner, and Bethany McKee (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Murder Suspects Accused Of Having Sex On Corpses Plead Not Guilty To New Indictment

A judge’s standing orders sealing the case file and gagging the attorneys left more questions than answers after the latest hearing in Will County for the group already charged with the murders of Eric Glover and Terrance Rankins.

05/08/2013

Adam Landerman (clockwise from top left), Alisa Massaro, Joshua Miner, and Bethany McKee (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Report: Murder Suspects Had Sex On Top Of Corpses

After they allegedly murdered two young men, two of the four suspects involved in the savage and bizarre attack decided to have sex on top of the corpses, according to a published report.

02/26/2013

Adam Landerman (clockwise from top left), Alisa Massaro, Joshua Miner, and Bethany McKee (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

New Details Revealed About Joliet Double Murder Suspects

The suspects and victims appear to be friends, and hung out frequently.

CBS 2–01/15/2013

Adam Landerman (clockwise from top left), Alisa Massaro, Joshua Miner, and Bethany McKee (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Will County’s Top Prosecutor To Handle Double Murder Case

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow said Monday he will personally prosecute the murder case against four young men and women accused of strangling two friends in Joliet, then attempting to dismember their bodies.

01/14/2013

Adam M. Landerman (clockwise, from top left), Alisa R. Massaro, Joshua F. Miner, and Bethany L. McKee. (Will County Sheriff's Dept.)

Joliet Authorities: 4 Young Adults Rob, Murder 2 Friends, Then Continue ‘Party Atmosphere’

- Police say four young adults, one the son of a Joliet police sergeant , lured two friends to a house, robbed and strangled them and then played video games until police arrived.

01/11/2013