Suspect in fatal crash and ex-wife committed suicide, officials say

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

WARRENVILLE, Ill. – The deaths of a man accused of causing a fatal crash and his ex-wife have been ruled suicides, according to officials.

The DuPage County Coroner has ruled that Brian Thunderkick and his ex-wife Laura Arns took their own lives.

Their bodies were found Feb. 22 at their home in Warrenville, Ill.

Thunderkick was charged with reckless homicide after a fiery collision that killed Erika Villagomez last fall on Butterfield Road.

Villagomez was a senior at Northern Illinois University.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.