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Police recovered a missing car in connection with the case of a Sycamore double murder.

 

Chicago police found the Chevy Impala near Lincoln Park Zoo this week.

 

The car was taken from the home of Patricia and Robert Wilson. The mother and son were found dead Aug. 15 in rural Sycamore. The two appeared to have died from blunt force trauma.

 

Police say the car may have been parked near the zoo for several days. It was returned to DeKalb County.

 

Potential evidence has been sent to the State Crime Lab.

 

Detectives Seek Answers In Sycamore Double Murder

Aug 16, 2016
Chase Cavanaugh

Two rural Sycamore residents were found dead in their home Monday night.

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office found signs of forced entry at the home of 64-year old Robert Wilson and his 85-year old mother Patricia.  Chief Deputy Andy Sullivan says the victims appear to have died from blunt force trauma, and Ms. Wilson's vehicle appears to have been stolen. 

“The victim’s missing vehicle is a 2010 White 4-door Chevrolet Impala, Illinois License Plate 903-0890.  Locating this vehicle will help investigators in this tragic case," he said.  

Jack McCullough Case: A Timeline

Aug 5, 2016

The Disappearance

December 3, 1957:  The times below reflect the evidence presented in the 2016 court-ordered investigation of the case by DeKalb County State's Attorney Richard Schmack.

6:45-7:00 p.m.: Maria Ridulph is last seen by her friend and playmate Kathy Sigman. They were playing with a young man named Johnny and Maria went inside her home five minutes beforehand to get a doll to play with. 

Sycamore Chooses Builder For Rec Center

Jul 29, 2016
city of Sycamore

  Sycamore’s park district selected a construction company to build a new recreation complex.  

The new campus is part of Sycamore’s Action 2020 plan, a citywide beautification project.  It will be built on Airport Road, and contain amenities such as a dog park, splash pond, community center, and sledding hill. 

Coltonville Road Bridge Reopened To Traffic

Jul 1, 2016

    The Coltonville Road Bridge is now open to traffic.  

The Daily Chronicle reports it’s twice as large as the old bridge and crosses the river three feet higher.  

The road was closed for ten months while the bridge was built.  It was delayed by cold weather and an initial shortage of steel.  

DeKalb County Engineer Nathan Schwartz says the final cost is likely to come to around $2.3 million. 

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