Rockford Police Continue Murder Investigation

By: 23 Newsroom
By: 23 Newsroom

Police were called to a home on 18th Street around 6 p.m. Wednesday night after the woman's son found her.

When police arrived they found the body of 82-year old Geraldine Urness. Police say she suffered an apparent head wound. The woman's car was missing.

Rockford's police deputy Chief Dominic Iasparro said a suspect was taken into custody shortly after 9 p.m. The suspect was picked up at an East Side fast food restaurant.

No formal charges have been filed, but police have been questioning the suspect all day.

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