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Homicide Investigation

The Lincolnwood Police Department and the North Regional Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a homicide that occurred near the intersection of Touhy Avenue and Lincoln Avenue at 3:22 a.m. on 5/30/17.  The victim (Nelson, Grant; Wilmette, IL) is a 34 year old male who was stabbed.  He was transported to St. Francis Hospital and succumbed to his injuries several hours later at 7:55 a.m.

The Cook County States Attorney’s Office has reviewed the case thus far and approved one count of First Degree Murder.  The offender in this case is a female white juvenile (16 years of age) whose identity is being withheld due to her juvenile status.  The offense of First Degree Murder is an automatic transfer to adult court for juveniles accused of committing this crime.  The offender was transported this morning, 05/31/2017, to the Cook County Courthouse for a bond hearing; 5600 Old Orchard Road Skokie, Room #105 at 1:30 p.m.

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Village of Lincolnwood
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