Melodie Gliniewicz, wife of officer who shot himself to cover up crimes, back in court Monday

Melodie Gliniewicz, wife of officer who shot himself to cover up crimes, back in court Monday

1/25/2022 2:00:00 PM

Melodie Gliniewicz, wife of officer who shot himself to cover up crimes, back in court Monday

The Gliniewicz case riveted the Chicago area for weeks back in 2015. It started when Lt. Gliniewicz was found fatally shot; his last radio transmission blamed two men and a manhunt was launched. Then, it was revealed that he had shot himself because he was under investigation for embezzling from the Fox Lake Police Explorer program.

Widow of Fox Lake cop Joe Gliniewicz indicted by grand juryThe widow of Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz was indicted Thursday on several felony counts of money laundering and misuse of charitable funds.Monday's hearing focused on former Fox Lake Village Administrator Anne Marrin, who investigated Lt. Gliniewicz's handling of the Explorer program's money. Melodie Gliniewicz's attorneys are arguing that prosecutors withheld information about why Marrin was forced out later.

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