West Chicago Mayor Ruben Pineda responded to the news contained in the official press release from the Office of the DuPage County State’s Attorney, Robert B. Berlin, related to the teens charged today with First Degree Murder/Concealment of Homicide.
The statement reads, “We are deeply grieved by the news of this heinous crime committed in our community. Our hearts go out to the family and friends of the victim. I would like to express our gratitude for the fine work of our police personnel, the State’s Attorney’s Office, and the DuPage County Major Crimes Task Force in bringing the investigation to a quick and successful conclusion. We trust those responsible for this horrific disregard for the life of the victim will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law and, while small comfort to those who have lost their loved one, justice will be served”.
The press release that contains details of the case may be found on the DuPage County website under State’s Attorney News.