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Murder investigation called after dead body found in Winnebago County

WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) — Published: Dec. 10, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office says the body found in the 9200 block of Knapp Road was a 31-year-old man from Rockford.

Investigators believe the body was placed there intentionally. The name of the victim is being withheld until the family is notified.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

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Published: Dec. 10, 2018, 5:55 p.m.

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a murder investigation for the dead body found Monday afternoon.

Officials have also confirmed the dead body was one of a man.

Investigators say the man was found off the roadway near Knapp and North Meridian roads in a tree line. Officials believe the body was dropped off around the area intentionally, adding the man did not live around the area.

If you have any information on the suspicious death, contact the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department at 815-319-6400.

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UPDATE: Fairbanks man charged with first degree murder in suspicious death investigation

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — Update: Friday, Dec. 7, 7:40 p.m.:
A Fairbanks man was arrested in Anchorage and charged with first degree murder in the Nov. 21 death of 56-year-old Jose Raul Santiago in Fairbanks.

Image from surveillance video (Alaska State Troopers)

On Tuesday, Alaska State Troopers released surveillance video showing a white Volvo SUV pulling a rolled up piece of carpeting down a driveway onto College Road near the Aurora subdivision.

That vehicle was later found crashed around mile 2.2 of Ballaine Road. Santiago was believed to have driving the vehicle when it left the road, entered an an embankment, and crashed into an elevated driveway, according to an AST dispatch from Nov. 21. Investigators determined that Santiago had been ejected into the passenger’s side floor board and died as a result of those injuries.

But on Nov. 29, the results of an

Read more at: https://www.ktuu.com/content/news/Troopers-release-surveillance-video-in-suspicious-death-investigation-501938261.html

Des Plaines Man Charged With Murder In West Pullman Suspicious Death

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Des Plaines man is facing a murder charge after a suspicious death of a relative last month in Chicago’s West Pullman neighborhood.

Robbie Barnes, 47, is charged with first-degree murder, according to Chicago Police Spokeswoman Michelle Tannehill.

barnes robbie Des Plaines Man Charged With Murder In West Pullman Suspicious Death

Robbie Barnes, 47, of Des Plaines (Chicago Police Department)

Police say the victim, 58-year-old Rosalind Appling, was last seen on Nov. 5 in her home in the 900 block of West 116th Place. Relatives overheard Barnes and Appling having an argument in a bedroom. Then they say Barnes came out and closed the door. He asked relatives not to disturb Appling saying she was asleep and feeling “pretty sick.”

Three days later Appling was discovered suffering from injuries to her head and neck.

Read more at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2018/12/05/des-plaines-man-charged-with-murder-in-west-pullman-suspicious-death/

Second-degree murder charge in ‘suspicious’ death in Burnaby crash

BURNABY (NEWS 1130) – A day before Nicole Porciello’s funeral, a 31-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection to her death.

Integrated Homicide Investigators say Jan Poepl has been arrested and charged in connection to the death of the 34-year-old woman.

Porciello, who also went by Nicole Hasselmann, died in hospital following a car crash on Barnet Highway on Nov. 16. She was a special education assistant and left behind a 10-year-old son.

Investigators later said the woman’s injuries indicated foul play.

“We recognize that this is a very difficult time for Nicole’s family as they are grieving for her death. And we hope that we are able to provide them with some answers.” Cpl. Frank Jang told NEWS 1130. “They are going through so much right now, arranging the funeral and just grieving for their loss.”

RELATED: IHIT looking for information following ‘suspicious’ death in Burnaby crash

Police say the man charged and Hasselmann

Read more at: https://www.citynews1130.com/2018/11/30/second-degree-murder-charge-in-suspicious-death-in-burnaby-crash/

Second-degree murder charge in ‘suspicious’ death in Burnaby crash

BURNABY (NEWS 1130) – A day before Nicole Porciello’s funeral, a 31-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection to her death.

Integrated Homicide Investigators say Jan Poepl has been arrested and charged in connection to the death of the 34-year-old woman.

Porciello, who also went by Nicole Hasselmann, died in hospital following a car crash on Barnet Highway on Nov. 16. She was a special education assistant and left behind a 10-year-old son.

Investigators later said the woman’s injuries indicated foul play.

“We recognize that this is a very difficult time for Nicole’s family as they are grieving for her death. And we hope that we are able to provide them with some answers.” Cpl. Frank Jang told NEWS 1130. “They are going through so much right now, arranging the funeral and just grieving for their loss.”

RELATED: IHIT looking for information following ‘suspicious’ death in Burnaby crash

Police say the man charged and Hasselmann

Read more at: https://www.citynews1130.com/2018/11/30/second-degree-murder-charge-in-suspicious-death-in-burnaby-crash/

Man accused of murder in SE Portland homicide, police say

Updated 6:10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20

A 38-year-old man is accused of murder and unlawful use of a weapon in the death of another man seen staggering in Southeast Portland and later dying in a hospital on Monday.

Nathan Moore 

Nathan W. Moore remains held in the Multnomah County Detention Center. The man who was killed has not yet been identified by police. His autopsy is tentatively set for Tuesday.  

Investigators think the man was hurt near a parking lot at a Powell Boulevard apartment complex and flagged down a person who took him to a hospital, according to Portland police. The man died at the hospital.

Police haven’t described the nature of his injuries.

Several people told police, however, they heard gunfire or a vehicle backfiring. One person reported seeing the injured man heading toward Southeast 131st Avenue and Powell Boulevard.

Officers found blood in the Court Louise

Read more at: https://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2018/11/homicide_investigators_at_susp.html

Police now investigating suspicious death of 6-year-old Big Island boy as murder

“What we are looking for are witnesses, neighbors, anyone who lives around and near the apartment complex to come forward and talk to us,” said Police Lt. Roylen Valera. “We’d like to put more pieces together to this puzzle.”

Read more at: http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/2018/11/02/big-island-police-investigate-suspicious-death-year-old/

Man arrested for murder in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – A 24-year-old man was arrested for first-degree murder after a woman was found dead at the Summit Creek Apartments in the 1900 block of South Chelton Road.

Authorities say the body of 48-year-old woman was found by maintenance at about 9:40 a.m. on Friday.

Apartment maintenance crews then called 911.

No one else is expected to be arrested, police said.

Anyone with information or is a witness to this investigation is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at 719-444-7000

Read more at: https://www.kktv.com/content/news/Suspicious-death-being-investigated-in-Colorado-Springs-498696311.html

BREAKING: Two charged with murder in suspicious death of Rincon man

UPDATE 5:18 p.m.:

The Effingham County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrests of two people on murder charges in connection with the death of a man found inside of his Holly Lane home Tuesday.

Deputies were called to the mobile home after a family friend attempted to check on the resident and discovered his body.

They have tentatively identified him as 64-year-old Dennis Wills Senior.

Investigators believe Wells had been dead for several days and are using fingerprints to make a positive identification.

Aaron Knight, 25, and Autumn White, 31, will both be charged with malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated assault with intent to murder, aggravated assault with intent to rob, armed robbery, financial card transaction fraud and financial card theft as well as theft by taking firearm.

Both are being held at the Effingham County Jail.

Deputies say they expect to file more felony charges.

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UPDATE 10/3/18:

The

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