AJ Freund’s Mother, JoAnn Cunningham, To Be Sentenced In April
February 27, 2020 3:38PM CST
The mother of a Crystal Lake boy who pleaded guilty last year to his murder will be sentenced in two months. JoAnn Cunningham appeared at a hearing this morning when a judge ordered her sentencing set for April 30th. The 36-year-old defendant is accused of killing five-year-old AJ Freund [ friend ] and burying his body in a shallow grave last April. Cunningham faces up to 60 years in prison. Meanwhile, the boy’s father, Andrew Freund Senior, has also been indicted on murder charges for his son’s death.