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La Grange Park Resident Charged With 1st Degree Murder

Carl M. Spoeri, of La Grange Park, has been charged with first degree murder in the death of a Brookfield man.

Police have charged a 55-year-old La Grange Park resident in the death of a 26-year-old Brookfield man today.

Carl M. Spoeri, 55, of 218 Kings Court in La Grange Park was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Bojan Zigic, 26, of the 4400 block of Prairie Avenue in Brookfield.

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were called to 218 Kings Court on Monday, Aug. 20 at 8 p.m. following a report of an injured person. When they arrived at the scene, police found Zigic lying in the grass unconscious. Zigic was taken to Loyola Medical Center in Maywood, but never regained consciousness. He was pronounced dead at 1:30 p.m. today.

Spoeri was arrested without incident at the scene and is scheduled to appear in Cook County Bond Court in Maywood on Friday, Aug. 24 at 9:30 a.m.

The incident stemmed from an altercation between the two on Monday evening. Investigators have learned that Spoeri struck Zigic several times, which resulted in Zigic collapsing on the ground.

Zigic is the biological father of a 3-month-old child, whose mother is Spoeri's stepdaughter, police said of the men's connection to each other.

Zigic and some friends were in the process of moving him out of the home on Kings Court when the altercation occurred.

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Matthew Hendrickson August 24, 2012 at 06:04 PM
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Milutin Mijatović August 24, 2012 at 06:28 PM
Neću se truditi da pišem na engleskom jeziku, jer ga ne razumijem a i ne želim zbog toga što je to jezik ZLA! Bol za bratom ostaje vječno, a ubica iskreno se nadam da će dobiti ono što i zaslužuje! BRATE POČIVAJ U MIRU BOŽIJEM!!! Zauvijek ćeš ostati u našim srcima!
stevo hrnjak August 26, 2012 at 01:07 AM
spoeri je cisti ubica trebalo biga na razanj ko licko prace dase pece
Brad Nicholson August 26, 2012 at 03:13 AM
english is evil?
patty justice August 28, 2012 at 06:55 PM
This is one of the most awful things that could ever happen to a family.it will end up destroying all the families that are involved.God rest his soul

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