CHICAGO | A teenage boy facing an adult charge of murder in the stabbing death of his older brother in Flossmoor will appear in court again Tuesday.
Michael Tigue, 15, made his initial appearance Saturday at the Criminal Courts Building, where Judge James Brown set bond for him at $2 million. He was unable to post bail, and officials with the Cook County Jail said Tigue was sent to the Juvenile Detention Center to be held while his criminal case is pending.
According to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office, Tigue will appear in court again Tuesday in Branch 1 at the Criminal Courts Building. Officials could not say on Monday why the case was not being immediately returned to the 6th District Cook County Circuit Courthouse in Markham, which is standard procedure for criminal cases that occur in the south suburbs.
Tigue was arrested Friday following an incident that occurred just before 1 a.m. that day.
Flossmoor Police Department officials said they were called to a domestic disturbance at a house on Chayes Park Drive.
When they arrived, they said they found 25-year-old Steven Tigue inside the house.
He was immediately transported to Advocate South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest, where he was pronounced dead. The Cook County medical examiner’s office said he died from multiple stab wounds.
Prosecutors said during the younger Tigue’s bond hearing that he attacked his older brother because of what he perceived as bullying. They also said Sharon Tigue, mother of the two, was home at the time of the attack, and she had broken it up before police arrived.
The incident is the first homicide in Flossmoor in more than three decades, Flossmoor police said.