Sheriff Detectives Investigating Death in Pembroke Township
November 29, 2015- KANKAKEE, IL – Kankakee County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 3700 block of S Wheeler Road in Pembroke Township Saturday evening (11/28) in regards to a deceased subject. Upon arrival, Deputies observed 83-year-old Hopkins Park resident, Zeenie Young in the residence. Ms. Young was deceased prior to police arrival as a result of injuries that she had received from another individual.
A homicide investigation has been initiated and due to the massive cuts of Sheriff’s Deputies, the assistance of the Illinois State Police Crime Scene Tech Unit was requested. No arrests have been made at this time. This marks the second homicide in a week that is being handled by the Sheriff’s Police with the assistance of the Illinois State Police.
Sheriff’s Detectives are working with the Illinois State Police on the investigation. The Kankakee County Sheriff’s Office encourages anyone with information that may be pertinent to the investigation to contact detectives at (815) 802-7150. Anyone that wishes to remain anonymous can contact CrimeStoppers at (815) 93-CRIME (815-932-7463).
More information will be released if and when it becomes available.