Sauk Village chief: Hoping for homicide charges soon

2011-12-09T15:30:00Z 2011-12-09T21:35:03Z Sauk Village chief: Hoping for homicide charges soonBy Lauri Harvey Keagle, (219) 852-4311

SAUK VILLAGE | Sauk Village police are hoping for charges by the end of the weekend in a double homicide there Tuesday, the village's top cop said Friday.

"We are pursuing several good leads," Chief Robert Fox said. "We're just hoping to get charges on it by the end of the weekend."

The Cook County Medical Examiner's office on Thursday identified the men as Marcus Mireles, 19, of the 17100 block of Greenbay Avenue in Lansing, and Abel Galindo, 18, also of Lansing.

Mireles suffered a gunshot wound to the head and Galindo suffered multiple gunshot wounds, the medical examiner's spokesman said. Both of the deaths have been ruled homicides.

The men were found shot to death around 8:45 p.m. Tuesday inside a home in the 22600 block of Brookwood Drive

The men may have been dead inside the home for a day or longer, the spokesman said.

Fox said further details about the case are not being released as the investigation goes forward.

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