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mother of teen found dead in waukegan pool demands justice: 'he just didn't end


preliminary autopsy results found no signs of trauma or an obvious cause of death in the case of 18-year-old lucio cambray, who was found dead in the backyard swimming pool of an unoccupied waukegan home on monday. lake county coroner dr. howard cooper said the autopsy, conducted friday, revealed... (jim newton)






waukegan 18-year-old memorialized sunday; cause of death remains a mystery


more than 50 people crowded into a small chapel in waukegan sunday morning to mourn 18-year-old lucio cambray, who was found dead in the backyard swimming pool of an unoccupied waukegan home last monday."today we mourn the death of a young man taken from us," said julie contreras, pastor of our lady of suyapa sanctuary in waukegan, where the service was held. "i seek justice for my people."contreras has also served as a spokeswoman for cambray's family and is publicly asking for help in determining what happened to the teen.in addition to the anguish caused by his death, family and friends expressed frustration that information about how and why cambray died has yet to be determined or released.an autopsy friday found no signs of trauma or an obvious cause of death in the case, officials s






waukegan 18-year-old memorialized sunday; cause of death remains a mystery


more than 50 people crowded into a small chapel in waukegan sunday morning to mourn 18-year-old lucio cambray, who was found dead in the backyard swimming pool of an unoccupied waukegan home last monday.“today we mourn the death of a young man taken from us,” said julie contreras, pastor of our lady of suyapa sanctuary in waukegan, where the service was held. “i seek justice for my people.”contreras has also served as a spokeswoman for cambray’s family and is publicly asking for help in determining what happened to the teen.in addition to the anguish caused by his death, family and friends expressed frustration that information about how and why cambray died has yet to be determined or released.jim newton/lake county news-sunpastor julie contreras leads a memorial service sunday morning in






no signs of foul play in case of missing waukegan teen found dead in pool, coron


preliminary autopsy results found no signs of trauma or an obvious cause of death in the case of 18-year-old lucio cambray, who was found dead in the backyard swimming pool of an unoccupied waukegan home on monday.lake county coroner dr. howard cooper said the autopsy, conducted friday, revealed no signs of beating or other major trauma on the waukegan resident's body that would lead to a conclusion of foul play at this time.cooper said it is possible that toxicology results, expected in two to three weeks, may shed more light on cambray's cause of death."we will continue with this investigation as a death investigation in an attempt to determine what happened regarding the victim's death and how he ended up at the location where he was found," waukegan police deputy chief keith zupec said






search for missing waukegan teen suspended as family waits for id of body found


the identity of the body found in a waukegan backyard pool early monday morning is expected to come after an autopsy scheduled for wednesday.meanwhile, the family of lucio cambray, 18, who has been missing since christmas day, said tuesday that its search for the teenager is going to be suspended until the identity of the person found in the pool behind a home in the 1300 block of n. jackson street is determined.laura mercado, cambray's mother's niece, spoke on sunday when a group of more than 50 friends and family searched for the teenager, knocking on doors and handing out flyers and posters. they started at the service station station where he was last seen at grand avenue and jackson street.on tuesday, she said the family has not heard if cambray has been positively identified as the b






coroner confirms body found in pool was missing waukegan teenager


the body found in a waukegan backyard pool on monday has been identified as lucio cambray, the 18-year-old waukegan resident first reported missing on christmas day.lake county coroner howard cooper said in a statement released early wednesday that the identification was made on tuesday, and an autopsy has been scheduled for friday."notification was made to his family (tuesday) night and our deepest condolences go out to them. this is an awful tragedy for his family and the community," he said.the cause of death, and whether or not foul play was involved, was not released by authorities on wednesday, with cooper saying that he is "hoping to have more answers on friday" following an autopsy.but waukegan activist julie contreras, who has been acting as a spokeswoman for cambray's relatives,






body found in pool behind waukegan home where fire occurred last month


a death investigation was underway in waukegan monday after a body was found inside a pool in the backyard of the home where a young woman was rescued from a basement during a fire last month, but later died.the discovery of the body at 1327 n jackson st. also comes on the heels of efforts to find a waukegan 18-year-old missing since christmas. on sunday, more than 50 people came out to search for the young man near where he was last seen, at a service station at jackson street and grand avenue."we do have a body, but we do not know who it is," lake county coroner howard cooper said. "there is a pool behind the house and someone is in it."the coroner's vehicle, fire trucks and police cars lined the street and the alley behind the home monday morning. yellow crime-scene tape stretched to en






coroner confirms body found in pool was missing waukegan teenager


a strong push by friends and family members sunday saw more than 50 men, women, and children hitting the streets with flyers near where an 18-year-old man was last seen on christmas day in waukegan. they were assisted in the search for lucio cambray, of waukegan, by waukegan police, and gia hoffman... a strong push by friends and family members sunday saw more than 50 men, women, and children hitting the streets with flyers near where an 18-year-old man was last seen on christmas day in waukegan. they were assisted in the search for lucio cambray, of waukegan, by waukegan police, and gia hoffman... (frank abderholden)






new waukegan field trips aim to increase water safety, reduce childhood obesity


david garcia had been in a pool before, but he didn't really know how to swim.the 7-year-old hyde park elementary school student lined up with the rest of his second-grade class to get into the new indoor pool at the waukegan park district's field house."some were scared. some were excited to go in the water," david said. "then when the people that were scared got in the water, they weren't scared anymore."the second-graders practiced floating and kicking as they got comfortable in the water.that comfort is the main goal behind the program, said quincy bejster, the manager of waukegan park district's field house operations, memberships and aquatics.the lessons — each group spends an hour and 20 minutes in the pool — will help "break down the fear" so that when kids find themselves in the w






nojel eastern huge as no. 1 evanston holds off waukegan for sectional crown


carson newsome knew his waukegan basketball career would be ending soon.he just didn't envision sitting on the bench watching it happen.that's the position the bulldogs' standout found himself in during the waning moments of host waukegan's 81-68 class 4a sectional final loss to evanston friday...






waukegan police charge 17-year-old in shooting of two teens


two teen boys were wounded by gunfire thursday afternoon on dugdale road in waukegan, and four schools were put on a short lockdown. cmdr. joe florip of the waukegan police said they responded to a call of a shooting around 2:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of dugdale road, near 14th street. when officers...






two waukegan teens shot, prompting four school lockdowns


two teen boys were wounded by gunfire thursday afternoon on dugdale road in waukegan, and four schools were put on a short lockdown.cmdr. joe florip of the waukegan police said they responded to a call of a shooting around 2:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of dugdale road, near 14th street.when officers arrived on the scene they found the two juveniles, who were in their mid-teens and are waukegan residents, with non-life threatening injuries to their legs, florip said. both were taken to an area hospital for treatment."we are working on some very solid leads," he said, "we don't feel there is a threat to the community."four waukegan schools were put on lockdown for about 15 minutes after the shooting including: the waukegan high school washington street campus, robert abbott and thomas jefferso






teen 'owns up to' tossing 68-year-old woman in florida pool


north lauderdale, fla. — sheriff's deputies say a teenager has confessed to throwing a 68-year-old woman into a swimming pool when she tried to break up a party at a south florida apartment complex.broward sheriff's officials said in a news release that the 16-year-old boy turned himself in on monday, telling investigators that he "messed up" and has to "own up to it." he was with his mother and a lawyer.nancy james told deputies that 200 young people showed up at players place apartments near fort lauderdale saturday evening. when she tried to speak to them a young man picked her up, dragged her to the pool and tossed her in.a neighbor later identified the teen through surveillance footage.the teen is charged with battery on a person 65 or older.






skeletal remains found in waukegan


the waukegan police department is investigating skeletal remains that were found in a wooded area near 10th street and south lewis avenue in waukegan wednesday at approximately 4:30 p.m.according to a news release, responded to a call to that location and spoke with a man who said made the discovery while walking in the area.the department's criminal investigations division is investigating the find.






day of the dead event in waukegan celebrates those who have passed


dead loved ones were the guests of honor at the 7th-annual dia de los muertos ofrenda and altar event in waukegan on saturday.on full display at the jack benny center for the arts was the tradition that began 4,000 years ago with the indigenous people of mexico and central america.the day of the dead honors, remembers and celebrates the life of loved ones who have died and will visit on nov.1 and 2 — all saints' day and all souls day."a lot of people think it's the mexican halloween, but it's not," said maria calderon, founder of the academia cultural xilotl, which annually organizes the celebration along with the waukegan park district.the holiday is not meant to be sad or scary. instead, it's a happy reunion between the living and the dead.those who celebrate it prepare altars filled wit






teen with bb gun called 911 because he wanted to be shot dead, police say after


san diego — a 15-year-old boy left a suicide note before he was killed by officers after pointing a bb gun at them in a high school parking lot in the dark over the weekend, police said monday.assistant police chief brian ahearn told the associated press that police found the note on the torrey pines high school student.“we believe that he called the police and pulled the gun on them so that he would be shot,” ahearn said.police say the boy called 911 shortly before 3:30 a.m. saturday to ask officers to check on the welfare of an unarmed boy in front of the school.when two officers arrived, they spotted a youth in the front parking lot. as they got out of their patrol cars, he pulled a gun from his waistband and pointed it at an officer, police said.the officers drew their guns and ordered






man found dead near pool in south loop


a man was found dead near a pool deck in a south loop building sunday evening, chicago police said.the man, 19, was found unresponsive on the fifth floor of the building in the 1000 block of south state street around 8:15 a.m., police said.he was rushed to northwestern memorial hospital where he was pronounced dead.no further details about the man’s death were immediately available.






last of 4 suspects in fatal waukegan parking lot shooting arrested in california


waukegan policeshajuan garrett, 18, of zion; octavis jones, 21, of waukegan; gerard wade, 22, of north chicagoshajuan garrett, 18, of zion; octavis jones, 21, of waukegan; gerard wade, 22, of north chicago (waukegan police)






boy, 4, found dead in bideford swimming pool


image copyrightgoogleimage caption the child was found at a swimming pool at knapp house activity centre a four-year-old boy who was discovered in a swimming pool at an activity centre has died, police said.the devon and cornwall force said they were called to reports of a missing child at knapp house activity centre in bideford just before 15:00 bst on monday.following an "extensive search" the boy was found in a swimming pool and taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.his next of kin have been informed.police said the death is currently being treated as unexplained and investigations continue.






arkansas girl found dead after mom, great-uncle killed


one of two missing arkansas siblings was found dead in a wooded area on friday near the creek where their mother's body was discovered and not far from where another relative was found dead, authorities said. investigators are hopeful the other child is alive.the body of 2-year-old acelynn wester was found in a heavily wooded area near the town of cove in far western arkansas, not far from where her mother, 43-year-old bethany jo wester, was found dead tuesday, according to polk county sheriff scott sawyer.the children's great-uncle was found dead thursday at his home in a nearby town.the deaths are being investigated as homicides, said sawyer, who choked back tears at a news conference late friday as he promised to "seek justice for the families" of the victims.sawyer said the girl's 9-ye






authorities: boy found dead in police car shot self to death


akron, ohio (ap) — authorities say a 17-year-old boy found fatally shot in the back seat of a police cruiser in ohio killed himselfthe summit county medical examiner’s office says xavier mcmullen died of a gunshot wound to the head and the manner of death was ruled a suicide.akron police had said a gun was found next to the teen after the shooting friday.police say the shooting occurred after the teen and two 18-year-old men were arrested as suspects in an armed robbery. officers say the suspects were placed in separate cruisers. police capt. daniel zampelli says a gunshot was heard while officers were investigating, and the teen was found dead.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.police say the gun found next to the teen was not a police-issued weapon.






oklahoma man found dead near pool in south loop


an oklahoma man was found dead near a pool deck in a south loop building sunday evening, chicago police said.the man, identified as 19-year-old vinicius franco of the 2700 block of 24th avenue in norman, okla., was found unresponsive on the fifth floor of the building in the 1000 block of south state street around 8:15 a.m., police said.he was rushed to northwestern memorial hospital where he was pronounced dead at 9:14 p.m.no further details about the man’s death were immediately available.






oklahoma man found dead near pool in south loop


an oklahoma man was found dead near a pool deck in a south loop building sunday evening, chicago police said.the man, identified as 19-year-old vinicius franco, of the 2700 block of 24th avenue in norman, okla., was found unresponsive on the fifth floor of the building in the 1000 block of south state street around 8:15 p.m., police said.he was rushed to northwestern memorial hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:14 p.m.no further details about the man’s death were immediately available.






kenosha county sheriff seeks waukegan link to body found near lake michigan


this is the first in a series of profiles on waukegan's mayoral candidates. a story on cunningham's primary contender, mayor wayne motley, will follow later this week.sam cunningham walked into his downtown waukegan office on north county street and plopped down a heavy spiral-bound report, thick... (luke hammill)






body of missing ark. girl, 2, found after mother, great-uncle killed, police say


polk co., ark.-- one of two missing arkansas siblings was found dead in a wooded area on friday near the creek where their mother's body was discovered and not far from where another relative was found dead, authorities said. investigators are hopeful the other child is alive. the body of 2-year-old acelynn wester was found in a heavily wooded area near the town of cove in far western arkansas, not far from where her mother, 43-year-old bethany jo wester, was found dead tuesday, according to polk county sheriff scott sawyer. the children's great-uncle was found dead thursday at his home in a nearby town. the deaths are being investigated as homicides, said sawyer, who choked back tears at a news conference late friday as he promised to "seek justice for the families" of the victims. sawyer






boy, 4, found dead in bideford swimming pool


image copyrightgoogleimage caption the child was found at a swimming pool at knapp house activity centre a four-year-old boy who was discovered in a swimming pool at an activity centre has died.reports of a child missing at knapp house activity centre in bideford, devon, were raised just before 15:00 bst on monday.the venue was staging an event organised by the devon narcotics anonymous organisation.after an "extensive search" the boy was found in a swimming pool and pronounced dead at hospital, police said.a statement on behalf of the devon narcotics anonymous summer holiday campout committee said: "very tragically, something has gone horrifically wrong, and a young child of one of our members drowned in the pool."we are not aware of the exact details of how this happened, and the police






carson newsome scores 33, but waukegan falls to evanston in sectional


cameron newsome knew his waukegan basketball career would be ending soon.he just didn't envision sitting on the bench watching it happen.that's the position the bulldogs' standout found himself in during the waning moments of host waukegan's 81-68 class 4a sectional final loss to evanston friday night.newsome fouled out with 3 minutes, 26 seconds remaining, a little over two minutes after picking up his fourth foul."that was really tough, sitting there knowing that i couldn't get back out on the court to help my teammates," said newsome, whose game-high 33 points included a 15-for-19 effort from the foul line. "it's hard to think about this being the last time i get to play with this group of guys."less than a quarter earlier, waukegan appeared to have positioned itself to claim its first






carson newsome scores 33, but waukegan falls to evanston in sectional


carson newsome knew his waukegan basketball career would be ending soon.he just didn't envision sitting on the bench watching it happen.that's the position the bulldogs' standout found himself in during the waning moments of host waukegan's 81-68 class 4a sectional final loss to evanston friday night.newsome fouled out with 3 minutes, 26 seconds remaining, a little over two minutes after picking up his fourth foul."that was really tough, sitting there knowing that i couldn't get back out on the court to help my teammates," said newsome, whose game-high 33 points included a 15-for-19 effort from the foul line. "it's hard to think about this being the last time i get to play with this group of guys."less than a quarter earlier, waukegan appeared to have positioned itself to claim its first s






olympic runner david torrence found dead in scottsdale apartment pool


david torrence, a runner who was a member of the 2016 peru olympic team, was found dead in a scottsdale pool. he was training in arizona, police said.        






white bear lake man charged after long dead bodies of mother, brother found in h


the scene for white bear lake cops was a grisly one.on sept. 20, 2016, they were called to the home of robert james kuefler to check the residents inside.they forced entry into the house at 4708 sandra lane and were greeted with the stench of decay, according to criminal charges.in an upstairs bedroom they found the body of kuefler’s mother, evelyn lucille kuefler, which was mostly a skeleton. downstairs in the basement, they found the body of his twin brother, richard john kuefler, which had reached the point of mummification.kuefler, 59, was charged on wednesday with one count of interference with dead body or scene of death, a gross misdemeanor.autopsies showed that both of kuefler’s family members died of natural causes. evelyn kueffler, 93, died in august 2015, more than a year before






waukegan friends, family seek information on missing 18-year-old man


friends and family of an 18-year-old waukegan man are asking the public for help in finding him after they say he disappeared on christmas day.according to julie contreras, a friend of the family and speaking on its behalf, lucio cambray was last seen on christmas day. he got out of his friend's car at a service station on jackson street and said he had to go somewhere, but didn't say where, contreras said. when he never returned that night, the family got worried and filed a missing person report with waukegan police."he usually calls. this was very unusual," contreras said."if anyone knows anything please contact us," she said, giving the contact number as 773-682-3963.cmdr. joe florip said waukegan police have been in contact with family, and the case has been assigned to a detective in






arkansas girl found dead after mom, great-uncle killed


mena, ark. — one of two arkansas siblings reported missing after their mother's body was discovered in a creek was found dead on friday, a day after another relative was found dead, and teams are still searching for the other child, investigators said.the body of 2-year-old acelynn wester was found in a heavily wooded area near the town of cove in western arkansas, not far from where her mother's body was located on tuesday, polk county sheriff scott sawyer said. the children's great-uncle was found dead thursday at his home in a nearby town.the deaths are being investigated as homicides, sawyer said. he declined to say how the three were killed. the sheriff also didn't mention any possible suspects.sawyer said the girl's 9-year-old brother, reilly scarbrough, is still missing and that off






teen shot dead while out delivering newspapers: 'i tried to protect him in that


for his sister’s 12th birthday, brian jasso wanted to buy her skullcandy headphones.but he also wanted to take his girlfriend out on a date, and the 15-year-old didn’t have enough money to do both. he got up before the sun rose sunday to help his mother’s boyfriend deliver newspapers to earn the extra cash. the mother’s boyfriend, 28, previously identified as his stepfather, offered to give the teen money so he could go back to sleep. jasso wanted to work.“i like to work and i have to earn it,” the boyfriend, who asked not to be identified out of safety concerns, remembers jasso telling him.before they finished delivering the chicago tribune and other newspapers, the chicago lawn teen was shot to death, less than 5 miles from his home in the leclaire courts neighborhood on southwest side.t






waukegan man claims cvs employee stole $1 million instant-winner lottery ticket


a waukegan man claims in a lawsuit filed last week that a cvs employee stole his winning $1 million illinois lottery scratch-off card.carlos figueroa claims in the suit filed in cook county circuit court that he bought the winning ticket on oct. 30 from a cvs pharmacy in waukegan. the address of the store was not immediately available.the suit states that figueroa said he purchased the "merry millionaire" instant scratch-off through a vending machine that had cut it in half due to a malfunction.figueroa then claims that he was "coerced" by a cvs employee into handing him half of the ticket under the ruse of checking if it was a winner.figueroa alleges that about 20 minutes later, the employee handed him back half of a different lottery ticket that was not a winner. he said he made repeated






vigil held for waukegan shooting victim


an emotionally drained sabrina curtis, of waukegan — the mother of 24-year-old ciera davis, who was killed early monday outside a house party at 1632 11th st. — summed up her relationship with her daughter."she meant everything to me. she meant everything to me," she said. "i taught her love. she shared love. she did love."curtis made her comments tuesday evening as more than 100 people showed up to honor her daughter with nearly as many balloons, vigil candles and memorial stickers.when curtis first arrived, she had to be helped by family members, but she refused a chair a cousin had brought for her."i'm not sitting down today. my baby, my baby," she cried as family members tried to comfort her."this is her son," she shouted, referring to william davis, 6, "he's sweet. he asks for my phon






teen accused of tossing woman into pool serving house arrest


miami — a florida teenager accused of tossing a 68-year-old woman into a pool during a party at an apartment complex is on house arrest.the miami herald (http://hrld.us/2padrmt ) reports a judge on tuesday ordered the 16-year-old to serve 21 days of house arrest. but he's allowed to go to school, church and to travel with his basketball team.the teen is charged as a juvenile with battery on a person over the age of 65. he's shown on a video throwing nancy james into the pool as she tried to break up a party near fort lauderdale that more than 200 teens showed up for on saturday.the teen turned himself into authorities on monday. he faces another hearing in june..






trump mulling fate of young immigrants protected by daca


by jill colvinwashington (ap) — missing from president donald trump’s blitz of immigration orders was any mention of the fate of hundreds of thousands of young immigrants protected from deportation by former president barack obama.that omission has left immigration advocates hopeful trump has softened his opposition to what he once derided as “illegal amnesty,” while others say he has quickly abandoned a core paign pledge.trump and republican leaders in congress have said they are working on a plan that will address the status of the roughly 750,000 immigrants currently protected by the deferred action for childhood arrivals program, or daca. the program allows young people who were brought into the country illegally as children to stay and obtain work permits.neither the president nor gop