Authorities: Gun used in Downtown Nordstrom murder-suicide falsely reported stolen

BY GEORGE SLEFO AND LUKE WILUSZ Sun-Times Media A Skokie woman who once owned the gun used in a murder-suicide at a Downtown Nordstrom on Black Friday has been charged with disorderly conduct for falsely reporting it stolen. Nina Dones, 23, reported the semi-automatic pistol had been stolen from her Skokie apartment in September, according … Read more →

UPDATE: Nordstrom shooter’s sister says couple were ‘soul mates’

Marcus Dee (left) and Nadia Ezaldein (right) / Submitted photo BY JON SEIDEL Chicago Sun-Times Marcus Dee left a diary behind in the safe under his bed, his sister said. It was full of love poems. Dee wrote some. But mostly, they were penned by Nadia Ezaldein. And she was “brilliant,” Candice Dee said. In … Read more →

McCarthy: ‘There was actually an incident the week before’ Marcus Dee fatally shot Nadia Ezaldein at Downtown Nordstrom

BY JON SEIDEL Chicago Sun-Times The University of Chicago student gunned down at a downtown department store on Black Friday complained to police in the past about the ex-boyfriend who fatally shot her Friday, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said. McCarthy made his comment Monday when asked whether 22-year-old Nadia Ezaldein was afraid to report … Read more →

WEEK IN REVIEW: Six shot dead throughout Chicago

BY MICHAEL LANSU Homicide Watch Chicago Editor The city began the week with its longest murder-free stretch of the year, but the week ended with six people dying from gunshot wounds over the Thanksgiving weekend. Four people were fatally shot on Black Friday — the busiest shopping day of the year. At least 15 other … Read more →

Nadia Ezaldein fatally shot in shooting at Downtown Nordstrom

Scene where Nadia Ezaldein was fatally shot / Photo by Eric Clark BY TINA SFONDELES AND BECKY SCHLIKERMAN Chicago Sun-Times A high-achieving University of Chicago student was fatally shot by her ex-boyfriend as she worked at a Downtown department store on Black Friday. Nadia Ezaldein, 22, had been physically and mentally abused by Marcus Dee, … Read more →

Marcus Dee

  • Age: 31
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Unknown
  • Died: Nov. 28, 2014

Suspected in the Nov. 28, 2014 death of Nadia Ezaldein. Died without prosecution.

Photo credit: Marcus Dee / Submitted photo