Update: Police Chief to Release More Info on Double Murder This Afternoon
Joliet Police Chief Mike Trafton has not released the names of the victims because families are still being notified; more details should be available this afternoon.
Update/Noon Friday: Joliet Police Chief Michael Trafton will be holding a press conference at 3:30 p.m. today to answer questions about the ongoing double-murder investigation. Check back this afternoon for more details.
Update/9 a.m. Friday: Police Chief Michael Trafton announced this morning that the victims' names will not be publicly revealed until their families are notified. Suspects are in custody, he said in a short written comment, but he did not provide any details on if they have been charged or circumstances surrounding their deaths.
Update/11 p.m.: Will County Coroner Patrick O'Neil confirms two unidentified men were found dead inside the house in what he termed a double homicide. Victims were declared dead at 8:30 p.m. Autopsies will be conducted Friday.
Update/9 p.m.: Joliet Police Chief Mike Trafton said no information on the investigation will be released until Friday.
"We're not going to comment on anything tonight. We'll talk to you tomorrow."
Original story/6:45 p.m.:
Joliet police are on the scene of what is being reported as a possible homicide at 1121 N. Hickory St., near the intersection of Ingalls Avenue and Broadway Street.
Police Chief Mike Trafton was at the house, but would not discuss the situation.
The story will be updated as more details become available.