The boyfriend of a Joliet bartender who was discovered fatally shot in rural Kankakee County Thursday has been charged in connection along with her dying, in response to the Will County Sheriff’s workplace.
Jeremy Boshears, 32, of Coal City, was charged with concealment of a homicidal dying within the taking pictures of 24-year-old Kaitlyn Kearns, the sheriff’s workplace stated. A warrant was issued for his arrest and bond was set at $250,000, in response to authorities.
“This morning, Sheriff’s detectives met with the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office and the Kankakee County State’s Attorney’s Office in order to determine that probable cause was met for the arrest of Boshears,” the sheriff’s workplace stated in an announcement.
Boshears’ lawyer, Neil Patel, stated Boshear was being transported to the Jerome Combs Detention Center in Kankakee.
The Will County State’s Attorney’s workplace stated extra expenses may nonetheless be filed within the case.
Authorities stated they imagine Kearns had met Boshears 4 weeks in the past whereas working at Woody’s Bar in Joliet. She had been in a relationship relationship with him for the previous two weeks, officers stated.
The information comes in the future after the Will County Sheriff’s workplace served a search warrant within the Joliet clubhouse of the Outlaws bike gang, officers revealed. A spokesperson confirmed the warrant was in reference to the murder of Kaitlyn Kearns, a 24-year-old Mokena lady who was discovered lifeless in Kankakee County Thursday morning.
The sheriff’s workplace stated a 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee belonging to Kaitlyn Kearns was present in a rural a part of Kankakee County throughout an in a single day search. There, they are saying the 24-year-old’s physique was discovered lifeless behind the automobile with a single gunshot wound to the top.
Police stated Kearns “was the intended target of this homicide,” including that authorities do not imagine there’s any risk to the general public.
An post-mortem was being carried out together with additional toxicology and lab outcomes, police stated.
Kearns, 24, was final seen after midnight early Monday morning at Woody’s Bar, situated within the 1000 block of East Washington Street, pals say.
She by no means made it residence – the place she lives along with her father and sister – from her shift, Kearns’ pals stated, and has not contacted anybody or posted on social media since.
Calls to her telephone went straight to voicemail, they added, and he or she didn’t proven as much as shifts at Woody’s or her different job at a restaurant in Orland Park on Monday or Tuesday.
Police stated Kearns was reported lacking Tuesday.
Friends added that it was out of character for Kearns to go lacking, as she’s typically in communication with family and friends and has a canine that she probably wouldn’t abandon.
She was final seen driving a grey 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo with a Chicago Cubs World Series sticker on the rear window, her pals stated, asking anybody with data to contact native authorities.
Authorities are asking anybody with data surrounding her dying to name sheriff’s investigation division (815) 727-8574 or sheriff’s dispatch middle (815) 727-8575.
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