The Joliet Police Department has announced that they are investigating a Homicide that occurred on Sunday, March 24th at the Harrah’s Casino Hotel located at 151 North Joliet Street.

At approximately 9:57pm, officers responded to the Harrahs Casino Hotel reference to fight where someone might have been stabbed. Officers located the victim, 76-year-old Emanuel M. Burgrino, from Hales Corners, WI in a hallway of the hotel with stab wounds. Burgrino was transported to St. Joseph Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries.Officers were able to determine that as Burgrino left his hotel room, the suspect attacked him. The suspect then stabbed Burgrino and left the hotel prior to police arrival.

The Joliet Police located a person of interest at the Joliet Public Library located at 150 North Ottawa Street on Monday afternoon and the person currently at the Joliet Police Department. The Joliet Police Department is not actively looking for anyone else in reference to this case at this time. The Investigation is still ongoing and the Joliet Police will update the public at a later date when it has more information.

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