Son of slain police officer insists his father’s death was not suicide


Fox Lake Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz.

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FOX LAKE, Ill. — The son of Fox Lake Police Lieutenant Joe Gliniewicz says his father did not take his own life.

Gliniewicz died from a gunshot wound earlier this month.

He radioed that he was chasing three people who have still not been arrested.

The Chicago Tribune reports every theory is being looked at including whether Gliniewicz shot himself.

His gun was recovered at the scene, but it’s still undergoing testing.

D.J. Gliniewicz tells The Daily Herald, “my father never once had a single suicidal thought in his life.”

The younger Gliniewicz also said he fully supports the Lake County investigators and their efforts.


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