Man Arrested For 1st Degree Murder, After Intentionally Crashing Into Another Vehicle And Killing A Man





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The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of William Bishop, 42, for First Degree Murder, Attempted First Degree Murder, Aggravated Battery, Reckless Homicide, Aggravated Reckless Driving, and Aggravated Driving Under the Influence stemming from a two vehicle collision that occurred on May 18, 2020 in the 11500 block of Vanderkarr Road in unincorporated Hebron.

At approximately 2:29 p.m., on Monday, May 18, 2020, deputies responded to the 11500 block of Vanderkarr Road for a two-vehicle collision involving a 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee and a 2003 Chevrolet Cargo Van. The driver of the Chevrolet, a 41-year-old McHenry man, was pronounced deceased on scene, while the passenger, a 56-year-old McHenry man, was transported with life-threatening injuries. Bishop, the driver of the Jeep, sustained serious but not life threatening injuries.

A month long investigation was launched by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Major Accident Investigation Unit and Criminal Investigation Division. During the investigation, it was discovered that Bishop intentionally drove the Jeep into the Chevrolet. As a result of the investigation, Bishop was taken into custody and charged with First Degree Murder, Attempted First Degree Murder, three counts of Aggravated Battery, Reckless Homicide, Aggravated Reckless Driving, and two counts of Aggravated Driving Under the Influence.

Arrested:
William Bishop
Male, 42
Chicago, IL

Charges:
First Degree Murder (class M),
Attempted First Degree Murder (class X),
3 counts- Aggravated Battery (class 3),
Reckless Homicide (class 3),
Aggravated Reckless Driving (class 4),
2 counts-Aggravated Driving Under the Influence (class 4),

Bond: $1,000,000
Next Court Date: June 9, 2020 at 8:00 am

The charges against this individual are merely allegations against him. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law

 

 

 


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