Teri Stack, left, is comforted by her great niece Michelle Hendrickson as they hear of charges filed in the 1976 murder of Teri's sister Darlene Stack.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Darlene Stack of Wheaton was stabbed to death in 1976. Charges were filed Tuesday against Michael Whitney for the killing.
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A man already serving time for murder was charged Tuesday with the 1976 rape and slaying of Wheaton resident Darlene Stack. Michael W. Whitney, 58, is accused of stabbing Stack 33 times two days after she moved into a neioghboring apartment. “She only lived there a few days until the defendant brutally raped and murdered her,” said prosecutor Joe Ruggiero.