07-08-2014, 04:24 PM #1
IL - Kathleen King, 32, found dead on RR tracks, Geneva, 6 July 2014
GENEVA – Police on Monday awaited to hear the cause of death of a Geneva woman found Sunday on railroad tracks on the city’s east side. Police found the body of Kathleen M. King, 32, on Sunday morning on the Union Pacific Railway tracks.
RIP Kathleen. My condolences to her family.
07-11-2014, 04:01 PM #2
Kane County prosecutors said 47-year-old Shadwick King has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, 32-year-old Kathleen King.
Prosecutors said, early Saturday morning, Shadwick King asphyxiated his wife at their home in the 800 block of Oak Street in Geneva...
His bail was set at $1.5 million on Friday during a bond hearing at the Kane County Courthouse. He’s due back in court on July 23.
07-18-2014, 02:35 AM #3
Judge James Hallock approved a prosecution request to subpoena the cellphone tracking information of Shadwick R. King, 47, and his wife, Kathleen King, 32, whose body was found on railroad tracks earlier this month near the couple’s residence in the 800 block of Oak Street...
King allegedly attacked his wife after accusing her of infidelity and then drove her body to the railroad tracks, Sams said. A specially trained dog detected the presence of human remains in the backseat of King’s car, Sams told the judge.
King remains in the Kane County jail, where he is being held in lieu of $1.5 million bail.
09-22-2014, 10:29 AM #4
A grand jury has indicted Shadwick King on two counts of murder in the July death of his wife in west suburban Geneva, the Elgin Courier News is reporting...
King remains held in Kane County Jail on $1.5 million bail with arraignment scheduled for Sept. 24. King has filed a speedy trial request and is currently set for trial in early December.
09-25-2014, 12:46 AM #5
A Geneva man indicted on two counts of first-degree murder in the death of his wife was arraigned on Wednesday...
King’s jury trial is set to begin on Dec. 8 at the Kane County Judicial Center, 37W777 Route 38 in St. Charles Township.
11-14-2014, 08:16 PM #6
A Geneva man accused of murdering his wife will be in court next week and a trial will most likely begin Dec. 8.
Shadwick King, 47, has been indicted on two counts of murder in the July death of his wife, Kathleen King.
11-20-2014, 04:04 PM #7
The jury trial for Shadwick King, 47, was initially set for Dec. 8, but it was moved to Feb. 2 during a Wednesday morning court appearance before Kane County Judge James Hallock...
King has remained in the Kane County jail since July on a $1.5 million bond, according to online records.
03-17-2015, 03:48 AM #8
A Kane County jury Monday night found Shadwick King guilty of strangling his wife in July 2014 and dumping her body on the Union Pacific Railroad tracks in Geneva's first murder in nearly 40 years...
King, who did not show any outward emotion when the verdict was read, will be sentenced May 6. He faces between 20 and 60 years in prison without the possibility of early release...
During the trial, which began two weeks ago, prosecutors showed how King obsessively tracked Kathleen, who struck up an emotional affair via text message and Facebook with a 22-year-old Massachusetts man she met at Army training in Texas earlier that year... Her pink iPhone, on which she exchanged 3,499 text messages with the Massachusetts man, was propped up on two railroad ties next to her head, which was lying on the steel tracks, Sams said.
05-30-2015, 02:55 PM #9
The sentencing for Shadwick King, convicted of murdering his wife and dumping her body on the Union Pacific tracks last July, has been moved from next week to Aug. 10.
King, 47, faces 20 to 60 years in prison for Geneva's first murder since 1975.
Meanwhile, Kane County Public Defender Kelli Childress has filed a lengthy motion for a new trial, a move that is seldom granted but a necessary procedural step for King's appeal.
01-09-2016, 05:00 AM #10
A Geneva man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Friday for the murder of his wife, a crime the man said he would deny committing for the rest of his life.
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