Friday, December 28, 2012
Jose Chavez, 17, died Friday afternoon at Provena St. Joseph Medical Center. He was shot Dec. 20 after police said he slashed the face of a Will County deputy.
A teenager shot last week by a Will County Sheriff’s deputy died of his injuries on Friday, according to the Will County Coroner’s office. Jose Chavez Sanchez, 17, was pronounced dead at 3:29 p.m. Friday at Provena St. Joseph hospital in Joliet, according to the coroner. Sign up for the Plainfield Patch newsletter. The teen, identified by police as Jose Chavez, was shot Dec. 20 after he slashed the face of a Will County Sheriff’s deputy who was responding to a reported domestic dispute at his home in the 2300 block of Gaylord Road, according to the sheriff's department. The home is located near the intersection of Plainfield and Caton Farm roads. READ – POLICE: SHERIFF’S DEPUTY SLASHED WITH KNIFE; SHOOTS ATTACKER Police said deputies …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Ryan A. Knudsen, 22, of Plainfield, was struck and killed on I-55 early Sunday.
Updated at 4:15 p.m. Oct. 19: On Friday, Illinois State Police spokeswoman DeAnn Falat said the investigation is ongoing, and no further information was available. "I have been advised that it is still under investigation by our investigators in Zone 3," Falat said in an email to Patch. Visitation for Knudsen, a Plainfield Central High School graduate and employee at Mickey O'Neill's in downtown Plainfield, was scheduled for Friday. Funeral services were scheduled for Saturday morning in Plainfield. READ: SERVICES SCHEDULED FOR RYAN KNUDSEN ----------------- Original story: Illinois State Police said they are still investigating why a pedestrian was in the roadway when he was struck and killed on Interstate 55 near Plainfield. Ryan A. …
Sunday, January 8, 2012
The Plainfield man was reported missing in October; his pickup truck with a body inside was found in the Lake Renwick Forest Preserve a week ago.
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Sunday, January 8, 2012
The Will County coroner has confirmed that the person found in a pickup truck in the Will County Forest Preserve last week was William Litchfield, a severe diabetic from Plainfield who was reported missing in October. For a full account, read the story posted on the Joliet Herald News Web site.
Sunday, January 9, 2011
Tiffany Startz and another man face felony reckless conduct charges in connect with the death of rapper John "Fatboy" Powell.
A party game that turned fatal for a Romeoville man has led to the arrest of a Plainfield South High School graduate and another man. Tiffany Startz, 21, 2421 Satellite Drive, Joliet, who graduated from PSHS in 2007, and Jimmy Mounts, 27, 424 Garland Ave., Romeoville, were charged with felony reckless conduct in connection with the death of 25-year-old John A. Powell, according to a report published by the Joliet Herald-News. The party took place Sept. 25 in the garage of a home in the 2000 block of Waterford in Crest Hill, police said. According to accounts, Mounts was taking $5 bets from people that they couldn't take a punch from Startz. Powell, who was 5 foot 8 inches tall and 140 pounds, took the bet and was punched in the face by …