ROMEOVILLE, IL — The prime suspect in the chilling murder of a Romeoville family, Nathanial Huey Jr., 31, met a grim fate in Oklahoma following a high-speed chase that ended in a fiery crash. Having been identified as a person of interest in the Romeoville tragedy, Huey Jr.’s whereabouts became a major concern, especially after the female linked to him was reported missing.
Romeoville police’s alerts paid off when Catoosa officers spotted Huey Jr.’s vehicle on Wednesday. The subsequent events were tragic: a crash, two gunshots, and the female found critically wounded. Huey Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene. The motive linking Huey Jr. to the Romeoville family remains undisclosed, adding more layers to an already complex investigation.
In Romeoville, the discovery of the lifeless bodies of Alberto Rolon, Zoraida Bartolomei, their two young children, and their three pets, had left the community in shock. Officials have confirmed they are no longer seeking additional suspects.