Friday, March 4, 2011

Sheriff Charges Woman with Murder

by DuPage County Sheriffs Office - Press Release

Sheriff John E. Zaruba announced the arrest of a female suspect in an alleged murder that occurred in unincorporated Willowbrook.

DuPage County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of an injured male who was bleeding extensively in a residence in the 9S100 block of N. Frontage Road in unincorporated Willowbrook.

The victim, Mansour Miller (dob/02/19/81), was located in the bedroom unresponsive. Miller was transported to Hinsdale Hospital where he was pronounced dead. An investigation into the circumstances of the subject’s death was initiated.

As a result of the investigation, Melissa Anderson (dob/05/30/91) of the 600 block of 7th Avenue, Maywood has been charged with second-degree murder.

The suspect and victim were in a dating relationship and it is alleged earlier that morning they were involved in a domestic argument.

Anderson is currently being held in the DuPage County Jail.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

DuPage County - Brian Dugan Sentence to Die in Illinois

by Greg Miller - Investigative Reporter

A video clip by Daily Herald show the victims family as the judge sentenced Brian Dugan to die following convictions for serial murder. Dugan is currently incarcerated at Pontiac Correctional Center, IL awaiting the death penalty that has been suspended since Former Illinois Governor George Ryan suspended death sentences for other inmates. It is likely Dugan will live out his days in segregation. Dugan was convicted of 1983 kidnapping, rape and murder of 10 year old girl Jeanine Nicarico.

25 Year Old Du Page County Murder - UNSOLVED

By Greg Miller – Investigative Reporter

GLEN ELLYN, IL – On a 1985 summer afternoon a DuPage County teen walks to a local Glen Ellyn Jewel food store located near route 53. She buys a candy bar and leaves to never be seen alive again. Her mother, Sandy Wissleman, reports her daughter missing. On July 22, 1985 Kristina’s body was found near a dirt path adjacent to the Jewell food store.

PCC News spoke to Detective Bob Harris of the Du Page County Sheriff's Office. His comment was the Sheriff's Department is actively investigating this crime and hopes the murderer is caught. He additionally pointed out they were going to pay particular attention to this case (because its anniversary draws near).

He further referred additional comments to the public relations officer, Don Rose, who stated this was an ongoing investigation and was not going to disclose any information about the victim, the manner of the homicide nor any kind of description about a suspect. has found possible departmental misconduct regarding the way the murder investigation is being handled. An investigation is being conducted concerning why the sheriff’s department is failing to release information to the public about any possible suspect description that could produce tips from a community who wishes to see justice and closure on a 25 year murder of a teenager.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Wesselman's Murder in Henry v. Ryan

SUMMARY of Henry v. Ryan (United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois)
Dana Henery received a subpoena to give samples of saliva to the DuPage County Sheriffs Department. His public defender filed a motion to squash the subpoena and was denied by the circuit court. Henery refused to supply the samples and was placed on suicide watch. He later submitted to the sampling, gave the sample to a contracted medical work and continued to be placed on suicide watch. Henery was not arrested for the murder of Wesselman. Please visit the link below for additional information.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Mother Seeks Closure In Daughter's Cold Case

by Mike Puccinelli

"Kristy Wesselman was raped and murdered 24 years ago. Her cold case murder is still unsolved". There is a link posted on this blog that will forward to a CBS report by Mike Puccinelli discussing the cold case in DuPage County.

Saturday, January 30, 2010

DuPage Will Not Work With Citizens to Solve Murders

By Greg Miller
Investigative Reporter

DuPage County Sheriff's Department refuses to work with citizens who want to see the murders of two victims of homicide. Lorraine F. Beize and Kristina Wesselman were young girls who were murdered in 1982 and 1985. Both of these murders were done in cold blood and remained unsolved to this day.

DuPage County Sheriff's Department, Detective Ed Walls said he will not disclose any information that could lead to an arrest for these homicides. The DuPage County Sheriff's Department Media Relations Office had no information about the murders.

It is the goal of this blog to promote awareness of these heinous murders in hopes that new evidence will become available for the sake of victims, victims families and justice.

To leave information about these murders call (217) 960-1662.

Monday, January 25, 2010

Kristina Wesselman

Age 15

Date of homicide: July 22, 1985

Kristina Wesselman was reported missing by her mother on July 21, 1985. Her body was found the next day in Glen Ellyn, just off a dirt path located between a Jewel Food Store on Route 56 and Route 53 and the Valley View subdivision. It is believed she was on her way home from the Jewel food store when she was attacked.

Her murder remains unsolved.