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Yancarlo Garcia (Credit: Elgin Police Department)

Murder Trial Begins In Death Of Homeless Man Hit With Fire Extinguisher

Two years ago Aug. 11, at about 1:30 a.m. on a moonless night, then-22-year-old Yancarlo Garcia of Chicago threw a 15-pound fire extinguisher off the roof of the Fulton Street Parking Deck in downtown Elgin.

07/30/2013

Funeral parlor. (Credit: CBS)

Donations Pour In To Pay For Cremation For Slain Homeless Man

An outpouring of public donations has paid for the cremation of a homeless Vietnam-era veteran who was killed in downtown Elgin.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2011

Funeral parlor. (Credit: CBS)

Family Wants Funeral For Homeless Elgin Man Killed In Fire Extinguisher Attack

After a tragic life, an Elgin man’s children say they at least want their father to have the kind of funeral he wanted.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2011

Yancarlo Garcia (Credit: Elgin Police Department)

Chicago Man Charged With Killing Homeless Man With Fire Extinguisher

A Chicago man has been charged with killing a homeless man in Elgin by throwing a fire extinguisher off the top of a parking garage.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2011