Elderly man charged with murder after son found dead in Schaumburg home

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – Police have charged an elderly suburban man in the death of his son.

Schaumburg police said Thursday William Karras, 84, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of his son Nick Karras, 56.

Police responded to a home in the 1100 block of Stoughton Court in Schaumburg on June 17.  Upon arrival, they located William Karras, who provided a firearm to the officers as they discovered the body of Nick Karras.

William Karras was arrested and charged.

He is due in court Thursday.

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