Attorneys ask for charges against Melodie Gliniewicz to be dismissed

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Melodie Gliniewicz seeks to have some charges thrown out
The widow of the Fox Lake police sergeant who staged his own death wants a judge to throw out some of the criminal charges against her.

FOX LAKE, Ill. (WLS) -- Lawyers for the widow of a Fox Lake police officer who killed himself and tried to make it look like a murder want the charges against her dismissed.

Attorneys for Melodie Gliniewicz will present a motion to dismiss those charges on Tuesday in Lake County Court.

Gliniewicz is accused of helping her husband Joe Gliniewicz embezzle money from a police youth program.