One Year Since Katrina Smith's Death

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom

MACHESNEY PARK (WIFR) – It’s been one year since a Machesney Park woman was brutally murdered and thrown into the Rock River. Today her family is trying to carry out her name.

Katrina Smith went missing on October 22nd, 2012 sparking a month-long search that many people in our community took part in last October. Her body was found about a month later in the Rock River near Byron. Her husband, Todd Smith is charged wither death and is still awaiting a trial. He’s plead not guilty to first degree murder and will be back in court again on November 1st.

Since her death, Katrina’s family has started the Sissy’s Foot Prints Foundation, which provides grief counseling for other families dealing with loss.


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