Press Release- Man Arrested on Murder Charge

5/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

The McHenry County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of John Maki Jr., 47, on two counts of First Degree Murder stemming from an incident that occurred in the 11100 block of Serenity Path in Spring Grove.

 At approximately 7:15 p.m., on May 15, deputies responded to the 11100 block of Serenity Path for an outside assist to the fire department.  Upon arrival, Deputies discovered Maki Jr. and a deceased male inside the residence. Spring Grove Police, Illinois State Police, Spring Grove Fire Protection District, and Richmond Fire Protection District also responded to the scene.

 An investigation was launched and the McHenry County Major Investigation Assistance Team was activated. Maki Jr. was subsequently taken into custody and charged with two counts of First Degree Murder. 

 This investigation is on-going by the McHenry County Sheriff's Office, McHenry County Major Investigation Assistance Team, and the McHenry County Coroner's Office. Anyone with information should contact the McHenry County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division at 815-334-4750. 


Arrested                                                Charges                                                      

John Maki Jr.                                          2 counts- First Degree Murder (class M)

Male, 47                                                

Spring Grove, IL                                   


Bond: No Bond

Next Court Date: May 17th at 8:00 a.m.


 The charges against this individual are merely allegations against him.  All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law




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