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Task force investigating death of emergency dispatcher

Investigators search through an apartment Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a body was discovered in Channahon, Ill.
County investigators search through an apartment Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a body was discovered in Channahon, Ill.
Investigators search through an apartment Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a body was discovered in Channahon, Ill.

CHANNAHON – The woman who was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound Tuesday in a Channahon apartment was an emergency dispatcher with Western Will County Communications Center.

Channahon Deputy Police Chief Adam Bogart confirmed that 23-year-old Samantha Harer worked for WESCOM as a dispatcher.

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Major Crimes Task Force investigating Channahon death

Investigators search through an apartment Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a body was discovered in Channahon, Ill.
County investigators search through an apartment Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a body was discovered in Channahon, Ill.
Investigators search through an apartment Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a body was discovered in Channahon, Ill.

CHANNAHON — The Will County Major Crimes Task Force was investgating a suspicious death in Channahon on Tuesday, police said.

The Channahon Police Department issued an advisory Tuesday afternoon that officers are conducting an investigation into a death at an apartment in the 25000 block of Bridge Street.

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Major Crimes Task Force investigating Channahon death | Morris …

Investigators search through an apartment Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a body was discovered in Channahon, Ill.
County investigators search through an apartment Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a body was discovered in Channahon, Ill.
Investigators search through an apartment Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a body was discovered in Channahon, Ill.

CHANNAHON – The woman who was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound Tuesday in a Channahon apartment was an emergency dispatcher with Western Will County Communications Center.

Channahon Deputy Police Chief Adam Bogart confirmed that 23-year-old Samantha Harer worked for WESCOM as a dispatcher.

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LIVE BLOG: Upatoi triple murder victims suffer blunt force trauma, stabbings during brutal beatings

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A final witness for the prosecution was called to the stand today in the Upatoi triple murder trial Monday. 

Court went into recess Friday after jurors spent the week hearing testimony in the case against 17-year-old Rufus Burks.

Burks is one of three men charged in the 2016 deaths of Gloria Short, her son Caleb, and granddaughter Gianna Lindsey.

Last week, jurors heard from Burks’ former co-defendant, Raheam Gibson, as well as Columbus police and a forensic examiner.

Natasha Grandhi, associate medical examiner for Georgia Bureau of Investigations, was called to testify about the autopsies performed on the victims.

Graphic pictures reveal the victims’ bloody with black and blue bruises. The official cause of death is listed as blunt force trauma for all three.

The youngest of the victims,10 -year-old Gianna Lindsey suffered from 23 stab wounds and blunt force trauma to the head.

“All of the injuries that Mrs. Lindsey had were noted

Read more at: http://www.wtvm.com/story/37483544/live-blog-upatoi-triple-murder-victims-suffer-blunt-force-trauma-stabbings-during-brutal-beatings

Crime scene investigator, use of force expert to testify as Day 3 of Tensing retrial begins

CINCINNATI — The retrial of former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing is scheduled to continue Monday with another group of encore appearances.

Cincinnati Police Department crime scene investigator Officer Jimmy Pham, forensic video analyst Grant Fredericks and use of force expert Officer Scott Haug all testified in Tensing’s first trial for the death of Sam DuBose, a black motorist whom Tensing shot during a traffic stop.

Tensing claimed that he was dragged by DuBose, who was attempting to drive away from the encounter, and had fired because he feared for his own life. The prosecution charged him with murder and voluntary manslaughter.

RELATED: Everything you need to know from Day 2 of the Ray Tensing murder retrial

One of the most controversial pieces of evidence in the first trial — a T-shirt with a Confederate flag design that Tensing had worn under his uniform on the day of the shooting — was

Read more at: http://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/hamilton-county/cincinnati/crime-scene-investigator-use-of-force-expert-to-testify-as-day-3-of-tensing-retrial-begins