Saturday, November 3, 2012
The following is a selection of police-related items reported in area Patches recently. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
DeKalb NIU Freshman Found Dead in Fraternity House A 2012 Palatine High School graduate attending Northern Illinois University was pronounced dead Friday morning in his fraternity house. David R. Bogenberger, 19, was found unresponsive, and pronounced dead at 10:45 a.m. Police say there were no suspicious circumstances around the death that point to foul play, and an autopsy is scheduled for today. Naperville Bond Denied for Mom Accused of Stabbing Children Prosecutors said 40-year-old Elzbieta Plackowska told her 7-year-old son Justin and 5-year-old Olivia Dworakowski to get on their knees and pray before fatally stabbing both children nearly 100 times. The two young children pleaded for their lives as the woman killed her son first …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Authorities shared numerous disturbing details about the murders on Thursday morning, including that Plackowska forced the children to get on their knees and pray before she stabbed them up to 100 times.
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Thursday, November 1, 2012
Prosecutors said 40-year-old Elzbieta Plackowska told her 7-year-old son Justin and 5-year-old Olivia Dworakowski to get on their knees and pray before fatally stabbing both children nearly 100 times. The two young children pleaded for their lives as the woman killed her son first and then Olivia, stabbing them and slashing their throats, before also stabbing two dogs to death inside a townhouse in the 800 block of Quin Court in Naperville on Tuesday night, prosecutors said. Plackowska was charged Wednesday night with two counts of first-degree murder. She appeared in DuPage County Court on Thursday morning, where Judge John Kinsella ordered that she be held without bond. Her next court hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 21. …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Police are questioning a "person of interest" after they were called to do a wellbeing check Tuesday night and found the two children, and two dogs, stabbed to death.
Two children were found stabbed to death Tuesday night during a wellbeing check at a townhouse on the 800 block of Quin Court in Naperville, police said. Police have a person of interest in custody and charges may be forthcoming, according to a media release. The Chicago Tribune reports that the woman being questioned is the mother of one of the children and was babysitting the other. One child was 5 and the other was either 7 or 8-years old. READ MORE: Community Reacts After Children Stabbed to Death in Naperville Home The woman is in her 40's is originally from Poland, according to ABC 7. A neighbor described the woman in custody as "a very nice lady," and said she and her child moved into the home shortly before school started several …