Elgin murder charges filed against Matthew Stoecklein in death of John Poyer, 88

November 28, 2013 ( ELGIN, Ill.)

John Poyer was found dead last Friday in his home in the 500-block of Hiawatha Drive.

Poyer's neighbor, 55-year old Matthew Stoecklein, is now accused of murder. Police say he broke into Poyer's apartment, then strangled and robbed him.

Stoecklein was arrested Wednesday night and was due in bond court Thursday.

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