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'Significant' evidence found in Illinois police murder

6 years 2 weeks 6 days ago Saturday, September 05 2015 Sep 5, 2015 September 05, 2015 11:19 AM September 05, 2015 in News
By: Associated Press

FOX LAKE, Ill. - Authorities investigating the slaying of a northern Illinois police officer say they've recovered a new piece of "significant" evidence from the crime scene.

Lake County Sheriff's Office detective Christopher Covelli says evidence technicians returning to the scene of Tuesday's shooting in the village of Fox Lake made the discovery Friday afternoon.

He refused to reveal what it was, citing the ongoing investigation.

Police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was slain Tuesday while pursuing three suspicious men on foot.

Covelli also said that technicians were piecing together several videos have told investigators some of the images line up with the description Gliniewicz gave dispatchers of the men.

Covelli says that puts investigators closer to identifying potential suspects.

Residents and businesses have come forward with some of the videos.

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