• Markham Oct 2, 2020

    Man Accused of Bringing Girlfriend's Body to Markham in Suitcase Extradited to Kentucky

    A Kentucky man accused of carrying parts of his girlfriend’s body in duffel bags he took aboard a bus from Louisville to Chicago has been extradited back to his home state. Melvin Martin Jr., 30, was arraigned Thursday morning in Jefferson County District Court in Louisville, more than two weeks after he was arrested in suburban Chicago, WDRB-TV reported. Jefferson...

  • Markham Sep 18, 2020

    Kentucky Man Arrested in Chicago Suburb After Girlfriend's Body Found in Bags

    WARNING: This story contains graphic details. Reader discretion is advised. A Kentucky man has been arrested in suburban Chicago after parts of his girlfriend’s body were found in duffel bags he had toted aboard a Greyhound bus, authorities said. Melvin Martin Jr., 30, has been charged with fleeing prosecution, Markham city spokesman Michael Taylor said Wednesday. Martin was arrested Monday…

  • Markham Sep 18, 2020

    Kentucky Man Charged With Dismembering Girlfriend's Body Agrees to Extradition

    A man agreed Thursday to be extradited back to Kentucky, where he’s charged with dismembering his girlfriend and bringing the body to Chicago. Melvin Martin Jr. allegedly brought luggage “filled with human remains” with him on a Greyhound bus from Kentucky to downtown Chicago before bringing it to the Markham home, according to Markham city spokesman Michael Taylor. When...

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