Sister of murdered Schaumburg woman sues suspect, apartment complex

  • Tiffany Thrasher, 33, was found strangled in her Schaumburg apartment on Easter Sunday, April 16.

    Tiffany Thrasher, 33, was found strangled in her Schaumburg apartment on Easter Sunday, April 16. Courtesy of Heath King

  • Bulmaro Mejia-Maya, 29, is charged with first-degree murder, home invasion and aggravated criminal sexual assault in the April slaying of Tiffany Thrasher of Schaumburg.

    Bulmaro Mejia-Maya, 29, is charged with first-degree murder, home invasion and aggravated criminal sexual assault in the April slaying of Tiffany Thrasher of Schaumburg.

  • Schaumburg police said the man accused of killing Tiffany Thrasher lived across this courtyard in a unit at left that looks out onto Thrasher's unit and patio at bottom right.

      Schaumburg police said the man accused of killing Tiffany Thrasher lived across this courtyard in a unit at left that looks out onto Thrasher's unit and patio at bottom right. Jake Griffin | Staff Photographer

  • The April crime scene on Clipper Drive in The Lakes of Schaumburg Apartments complex in Schaumburg.

      The April crime scene on Clipper Drive in The Lakes of Schaumburg Apartments complex in Schaumburg. Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

 
 
Updated 8/2/2017 7:47 AM

The sister of murdered Schaumburg resident Tiffany Thrasher has filed a lawsuit against the man charged with her death, the apartment complex where both lived, and the company that rented the unit where the suspect and five other transient workers resided.

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