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  • Ashwin Jaiswal, a relative of Anandkumar Jaiswal, speaks during a news conference yesterday at Countryside Funeral Home in Bartlett. Streamwood Police announced an increase to $25,000 for the reward for information leading to a conviction. Anandkumar Jaiswal was stabbed to death during a robbery at a Thornton's Gas Station in Streamwood over the weekend.

      Ashwin Jaiswal, a relative of Anandkumar Jaiswal, speaks during a news conference yesterday at Countryside Funeral Home in Bartlett. Streamwood Police announced an increase to $25,000 for the reward for information leading to a conviction. Anandkumar Jaiswal was stabbed to death during a robbery at a Thornton's Gas Station in Streamwood over the weekend.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

 
 

Reward raised to $25,000 in Streamwood murder

A reward for information leading to the arrest in the stabbing death of a Streamwood man was raised to $25,000 yesterday. Anandkumar "Andy" Jaiswal was working at the Thornton's gas station on Barrington Road in Streamwood when he was killed in a robbery early Saturday morning. Full story.

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