Wonder Lake man charged with first-degree murder in connection with home invasion, shooting – Illinois News

Wonder Lake man charged with first-degree murder in connection with home invasion, shooting –  Illinois News

WOODSTOCK – Investigators said Thursday that more arrests are expected after a Wonder Lake man was charged with first-degree murder in connection with a May 27 home invasion that left a McHenry County man dead.

Jared J. Fox, 25, of the 7400 block of Cedar Drive, Wonder Lake, was arrested about 8 p.m. Wednesday and charged with first-degree murder, home invasion and residential burglary. He’s accused in the homicide of 52-year-old Donald Jouravleff.

On Thursday, Judge James Cowlin set Fox’s bond at $2.5 million. Fox is being represented by members of the Donahue & Walsh law firm, according to court records. Calls to the firm’s office were not returned Thursday.

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday that its investigation remains “extremely active,” and additional arrests are expected.

“This announcement is recognized by law enforcement as a first step in seeking justice for the family of Donald and supporting them through closure,” Sheriff Bill Prim said in a statement. “The tireless work of our investigators over the last 20 days is a testament to the dedication of McHenry County law enforcement.”

The McHenry County Major Investigation Assistance Team declined to answer questions about Fox’s arrest, including whether Fox was suspected of pulling the trigger, whether any weapons or cash were found when he was arrested, or whether he knew Jouravleff or his…

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