Man In Illinois Kills Partner & Himself Fearing They Had Coronavirus
Written by B87FM on April 5, 2020
A person in Illinois reportedly shot and killed his associate and himself after suspecting that they each contracted the coronavirus.
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Patrick Jesernik, 54 and Cheryl Schriefer, 59, had been each examined for the virus two days previous to their deaths however by no means noticed the outcomes. After they died, their exams got here again damaging.
A press launch from the Will County Sheriff’s Workplace detailed the scene officers arrived on the home:
All the doorways and home windows of the residence had been locked from the within. Police and fireplace personnel pressured entry into the residence. Deputies situated Patrick Jesernik, age 54, and Cheryl Schriefer, age 59, in separate rooms of the residence, each deceased. Each people had a pooling of blood fashioned round their heads. A loaded revolver, containing two spent shell casings and three dwell rounds had been situated close to Patrick’s physique. There have been no indicators of a wrestle, and the house was neat and orderly
An post-mortem confirmed that Schriefer’s demise was a murder and Jesernik’s was a suicide.
The Sheriff’s Workplace concluded the press launch by mentioning that there was an increase in home disputes through the COVID-19 pandemic: “In the course of the present COVID-19 pandemic, the overwhelming majority of service calls that Deputies have been responding to, contain home disputes and disaster intervention calls… you possibly can attain out to Guardian Angel Neighborhood Service Groundwork 24 hour home violence hotline at 815-729-1228.”