Joliet Man Arrested on Murder Charges After Apartment Stabbing Death


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Joliet, Illinois (September 1, 2023) – In a shocking incident that unfolded yesterday, on August 31, 2023, Timothy Thurmond, 47, of Joliet, now faces murder charges. The grim discovery occurred at 10:40 AM when Joliet police responded to a distress call from an apartment in the 200 block of Hunter Avenue. Inside, they found the lifeless body of a 58-year-old woman, brutally stabbed. Family members had made the gruesome discovery.

Prompt detective work led to Thurmond’s arrest, followed by the approval of First Degree Murder charges by the Will County State’s Attorney Office. The community is left reeling from this unexpected tragedy as the investigation continues.


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