On Monday, August 15, 2016 at 5:56pm, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a death investigation call at 16058 Old State Road in rural Sycamore. Patricia A Wilson, white female, 85 years old and her son Robert J. Wilson, white male, 64 years of age, were found deceased inside of the residence from apparent blunt force trauma. Taken from the residence was a 2010 white 4-door Chevrolet Impala with an Illinois registration of 903 0980. Police have asked that the public keep an eye out for the vehicle.
The DeKalb County Major Case Squad has been activated which consists of numerous detectives from area jurisdictions that are actively working on the case. It appears that there was forced entry into the residence. At this time the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office would encourage residents to remain vigilant until more information develops based on this active investigation. Residents should use basic safety tips and remember to lock their doors and windows, use outside lighting, walking in pairs, and remain aware of your surroundings. At this time there is no one in custody. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office at 815-895-2155 and ask to speak with a detective or Crime Stoppers at 815-895-3272.
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