A 53-year-old man has been charged with two counts of murder, after allegedly killing his wife, their disabled daughter, and a dog at their home in Waukegan, before trying to take his own life.
Days after Nina Castro filed for divorce from her husband last fall, she returned to their home in Gary, Ind. where Remanard Castro forced her to have sex with him while threatening her with a handgun and later a crowbar, according to Lake Superior Court records.
Veronica Rizzo-Acevedo was an 18-year veteran Chicago Police officer. Her husband, Javier Acevedo, was a 25-year veteran Cook County Corrections officer.
The murder-suicide is confirmed by the executive director of the Cook County Department of Corrections, Cara Smith.
Michigan City, Ind. police said no one else was home during the incident in the couple’s residence in the 900 block of Cooper Street, near the Indiana State Prison.
Police said the gunman had no history of mental illness. He recently spent a year in Russia as a potato farmer, but detectives have not found anything that happened in the last few days to set off the deadly rampage.
July Diaz-Hernandez and Victariao Lopez-Rosales were found dead in a bathtub at their home in the 500 block of West Dempster Street.
Officers found a husband and wife — 33-year-old Gerard Jimerson, and 32-year-old Tajuanna Davis — dead in their bedroom, police said.
A 17-year-old mother was found fatally shot in a Northern Illinois back yard early Thursday – the apparent victim of a murder-suicide perpetrated by the father of her baby.
A married couple were found stabbed to death Friday in their west suburban home in what police believe was a murder-suicide.
A man and woman were found dead Friday in an apparent murder-suicide at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers, authorities said.
Four people have been found shot to death in an apparent murder-suicide at a home in unincorporated DuPage County near Darien.
A shooting inside a hospital in the Illinois town of Sycamore has left a man and woman dead.
A husband and wife are dead following an apparent murder-suicide Wednesday in northwest suburban Barrington Hills.
Two people were found dead at a home in north suburban Mundelein early Wednesday morning.
Authorities say they may never know why a woman in a rural Illinois town shot each of her three children and her live-in boyfriend before killing herself.
A neighbor said Saturday she saw an Illinois woman shoot at her 10-month-old baby before apparently killing herself.
Police say a man shot and killed a woman, then turned the gun on himself, in a condo complex in Prospect Heights this week.
Police say a man shot and killed his longtime girlfriend, then turned the gun on himself, late Thursday night in unincorporated Willowbrook.
A man shot and killed his ex-wife numerous times before fatally shooting himself Saturday evening in the River North neighborhood, police said.