FOX 32 News has just learned that Lt. Joe Gliniewicz’s wife Melodie and son D.J. are under criminal investigation in connection with the embezzlement of funds from the Fox Lake Police Explorer Program.
“With those partners, our investigation strongly indicates criminal activity on the part of at least two other individuals,” Lake County Major Crimes Task Force Commander George Filenko said.
Investigators believe Lt. Gliniewicz took his own life, on September 1st, because his theft of funds from the Explorer Program was about to be exposed.
Now, FOX 32’s Craig Wall has confirmed police are investigating whether Melodie and D.J Gliniewicz had any part in the embezzling scheme.
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