Fire Turns Into Homicide/Suicide Investigation

Dekalb County Coroner and Police announced today that the bodies found in the burned building at 365 South Avenue have been examined for cause of death.

21 year old Bridget DeCleene of Aurora dies as the result of two gunshot wounds to the head and 63 year olf Robert Bevington from Sycamore died as a result of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

Both were pronounced dead on Monday at the scene of the structure fire.

A rifle was recovered in close proximity of Mr. Bevington and investigators have determined that the fire was intentioanlly set.

Further investigations are under way right now. Anyone will relevant information about this case is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Steven Cool at 815-895-3435.


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