Robert Hill | Homicide Watch Chicago news about Robert Hillen-usMon, 13 Apr 2015 09:14:03 -0500WEEK IN REVIEW: Five killed throughout Chicago<p>BY MICHAEL LANSU<br /> Homicide Watch Chicago Editor</p> <p>Four men were fatally shot and a 56-year-old woman was suffocated last week in Chicago.</p> <p>Two of the fatal shootings happened over the weekend, when at least 26 other people were wounded by gunfire.</p> <p>The most recent killing happened when a 22-year-old man sitting a vehicle parked in the 400 block of East 72nd Street in the Park Manor community was shot multiple times about 8:40 p.m. Saturday, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not yet released his name.<br /> <span id="more-10830"></span><br /> On Friday, 39-year-old <a href="">David E. Finney</a> was fatally shot during a domestic argument at his home in the 11300 block of South Green Street in the Morgan Park neighborhood about 10:35 p.m., authorities said.</p> <p>On Wednesday, prosecutors claim passing motorist <a href="">Joseph Hill</a> stopped near near East 84th Street and South Essex Avenue in South Chicago <a href="">to ask a group walking down the street if they had marijuana</a>. Hill then opened fire, striking <a href="">Devante Warnsby</a> in the back of the head about 11 a.m., prosecutors said.</p> <p>Warnsby, 21, of the 8400 block of South Oglesby Avenue, died that night at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to the medical examiner's office.</p> <p>In Logan Square, somebody in a vehicle shot 24-year-old <a href="">Mikal Malik Johnson</a> in the 2700 block of West Bloomingdale Avenue about 3 a.m. Wednesday, authorities said.</p> <p>Johnson, of the 1200 block of West Belden Avenue, died Mount Sinai Hospital, according to the medical examiner's office.</p> <p>Johnson was a 2008 graduate of Rolling Meadows High School, where he was <a href="">a star running back for the football team and finished third in the state wrestling tournament</a>, family said.</p> <p>On Tuesday, prosecutors claim 33-year-old <a href="">Robert Hill</a> suffocated his girlfriend, 56-year-old <a href="">Sandra Fellows</a>, inside her home in the 6600 block of West Beldin Avenue.</p> <p>Police arrested Hill the next day <a href="">when he returned to the crime scene with a garbage can to dispose of the body</a>, prosecutors said.</p> <p>In 2015,, the medical examiner’s office has ruled at least 98 Chicago deaths a homicide.</p> Michael LansuMon, 13 Apr 2015 09:14:03 -0500 FellowsDavid E. FinneyMikal Malik JohnsonDevante WarnsbyJoseph HillRobert HillProsecutors: Robert Hill suffocated 56-year-old girlfriend, returned next day with garbage can to hide body<img src="" alt="Robert Hill / Photo from Chicago Police" width="272" height="300" class="size-medium wp-image-10798" /><p class="wp-caption-text">Robert Hill / Photo from Chicago Police</p> <p>BY MICHAEL LANSU<br /> Homicide Watch Chicago Editor</p> <p>Chicago Police officers looking to tell a 56-year-old Montclare woman that her stolen car had been located instead found her 33-year-old boyfriend trying to dispose of her body in a garbage can after he suffocated her the night before, prosecutors said.</p> <p>Assistant State’s Attorney Akash Vyas said <a href="">Robert Hill</a> put his hand over <a href="">Sandra Fellows</a>’ nose and mouth to prevent her from breathing Tuesday night.</p> <p>Hill then poured water on Fellows face, forcefully took out her dentures to stop her from biting and smothered her to death at her home in the 6600 block of West Beldin Avenue, Vyas said.<br /> <span id="more-10802"></span><br /> After killing his girlfriend, Hill stole her car and drove to his mother’s house, where he left the car parked on the street with the engine running and the radio on, prosecutors said.</p> <p>The next day, Hill went back to Fellows' apartment building with a large garbage can he was going to use to dispose of her body, Vyas said.</p> <p>But when Hill got into the elevator he encountered police officers who came to tell Fellows that her car, which had previously been reported stolen, had been found, Vyas said.</p> <p><iframe src="" width="100%" height="350" frameborder=0></iframe></p> <p>When Hill and the officers arrived at Fellows' apartment, the officers told him they would like to inform her that they found her stolen vehicle, Vyas said.</p> <p>Hill told the officers that Fellows died the night before and he was there to dispose of her body, prosecutors said. </p> <p>He took the officers to her body, which was lying face up with blood on her face from her dentures being pulled out, Vyas said.</p> <p>The officers arrested Hill, who admitted that he was upset Fellows received money from a life insurance policy and had not told him so he suffocated her, Vyas said.</p> <p>An autopsy confirmed Fellows died of asphyxiation and her death was ruled a homicide, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.</p> <p>Hill, of the 1400 block of South Hamlin Avenue was charged with first-degree murder and Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil ordered him held on $3 million bond Friday.</p> <p>Hill has previously been sentenced to 180 months in prison for a federal cocaine conspiracy charge, prosecutors said.</p> <p>He was sentenced to four years in prison in 2004 for manufacturing and delivery of a controlled substance. He received probation for the same charge in both 1999 and 2003, according to court records.</p> <p>Hill earned his G.E.D. and works for a temp agency, according to his lawyer, who noted that none of his previous convictions were for violent offenses.</p> <p>Hill will be back in court April 29.</p> Michael LansuFri, 10 Apr 2015 14:31:05 -0500 FellowsRobert HillRobert Hill charged with murder in Montclare asphyxiation death of 56-year-old Sandra Fellows<p><img src="" alt="Robert Hill / Photo from Chicago Police" width="100%" height="auto" class="size-full wp-image-10798" /><br /> Robert Hill / Photo from Chicago Police</p> <p><a href="">Robert Hill</a> has been charged with murder after Sandra Fellows was found suffocated in her Montclare home Wednesday afternoon.</p> <p>Police responding to a call found 56-year-old <a href="">Sandra Fellows</a> dead in her home in the 6600 block of West Belden Avenue about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, authorities said.</p> <p>An autopsy determined Fellows died of asphyxiation and her death was ruled a homicide, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.<br /> <span id="more-10797"></span><br /> <iframe src="" width="100%" height="350" frameborder=0></iframe></p> <p>Robert Hill, 33, of the 1400 block of South Hamlin Avenue, was charged with first-degree murder on Thursday, police said.</p> <p>He is scheduled to appear in court Friday for a bond hearing.</p> <p>-- Sun-Times Media Wire</p> Michael LansuThu, 09 Apr 2015 17:06:46 -0500 FellowsRobert Hill