Body found In Indiana that of Calumet City woman


Share
Posted Online: Dec. 04, 2012, 8:44 am
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story

CALUMET CITY, Ill. (AP) Authorities say they've identified a body found in a wooded area in Indiana as that of a Calumet City woman whose boyfriend was charged with murder after she disappeared in October.

The Chicago Tribune reports Monday that the coroner in Indiana's Lake County conducted an autopsy on Gena Chiodo's body and ruled that her death was a homicide. The coroner says the 42-year-old woman died of blunt force trauma.

Chiodo's boyfriend, Donal Clark, was arrested Oct. 17, few days after Chiodo disappeared. He has been charged with murder and concealing a homicide. He is being held without bail in Cook County Jail.

Calumet City Police Chief Edward Gilmore says investigators believe Chiodo was killed in her house and that her body was dumped about 25 miles away in Indiana.














 




Local events heading








  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






(More History)