Woman fatally stabbed, suspect kills self in Antioch barricade

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Lake County sheriff’s police say a barricade situation is now over in far north suburban Antioch.

Police were called to the area of Beach Grove Road and West Lake Avenue, just after 7:30 a.m. Friday morning, for an injured person.

They found a woman who had been stabbed. She was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead.

Police responded to someone holed up in a structure in the area connected to that murder.

A short time ago, sheriff’s officer entered the building and found the suspect dead in an apparent suicide.

A suicide note was also found on the scene.

More details as they become available.

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  • maxine mroch

    how awfull !25 years ago, my husband nearly beat me to death in antioch . I know im very lucky some would say . I know im blessed ! my heart goes out 2 her family !

  • Jonathan

    These bastards always have to kill others before killing themselves! If you're going to kill yourself anyway, do everyone a blessing and get it over with! The only upside to this is no wasted tax payers money having to hunt the killer then prosecute him.

  • GraceC

    I'm in shock!! I live in Antioch and yesterday morning I passed Beach Grove Rd. May our Lord and our Mother give her family comfort. God Bless her soul!!