A man will return to Illinois to face trial in the murder case of a Wheeling mother whose 1-year-old daughter was found in a Hammond pond last week.
The Lake County coroner's office was scheduled to conduct an autopsy Friday on the 1-year-old girl found in a Hammond retention pond Thursday; information on the cause of death has not yet been released.
Authorities have been searching for Jaclyn “Angel” Dobbs, who went missing after her mother, Ja’nya Murphy, was found dead in her apartment in Wheeling.
The teen was pronounced dead at 5:43 p.m. Friday at University of Chicago Ingalls Memorial Hospital.
A 49-year-old woman was pronounced dead at 1:40 a.m. Friday from blunt force injuries.
Jones was driving a Toyota 4Runner, which sustained some damage in the crash, Lt. Steve Kellogg said.
The man has been tentatively identified as Douglas Charles Jones, 53, of Warsaw. The Lake County coroner's office is seeking information about the man's immediate family or relatives.
Gary police responded to a gas station in the 2500 block of Broadway about 9 p.m., records show.
The Lake County coroner's report said the manner of death was pending Friday afternoon.
CROWN POINT — The Lake County Coroner’s Office is looking for immediate family or other relatives of a 63-year-old Whiting man who is in their…
The Gary Police Department was called to a home in the 200 block of Cleveland Street around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday to check on a vehicle that was believed to be owned by a missing man.
The Lake County coroner's office is asking the public to help it find immediate family members or relatives of a recently deceased man tentatively identified as Ivan McKay.
The vehicle appeared to have entered the front of the house and exited through the side of an attached garage, crashing into nearby woods. The circumstances of the crash are under investigation.
The vehicle crashed into the home and killed a woman inside, said Gary Police Department Cmdr. Jack Hamady.
An unidentified man's body was found partially covered by a tarp in Gary's Glen Park section Saturday, police said.
The injury suffered by the man and the manner of death are still pending, Lake County Coroner Merrilee D. Frey said.
Anyone who is related to this man or has knowledge of his family is asked to call the Lake County Coroner’s office at 219-755-3265.