Woman, 28, charged in Elgin murder

December 20, 2011 4:42:45 AM PST
Bail was set at $1 million Monday for an Elgin woman charged with murder, accused of killing a man found dead in his burning apartment this weekend.

Elgin police say Jessica Leach, 28, and a second person tried a rob 61-year-old James Granger Saturday.

Granger's body was found in his apartment in Elgin on Saturday. The apartment had been set on fire. Police indicate Granger was a victim of foul play before that fire.

Charges are still pending against the second person.

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