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Jeffrey Hauck Found Guilty of Drug-Induced Homicide
September 27, 2019
JEFFREY HAUCK FOUND GUILTY OF DRUG-INDUCED HOMICIDE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that 33-year-old Jeffrey J. Hauck of Crystal Lake, Illinois, was found guilty, after a bench trial, of the offense of Drug-Induced Homicide, a Class X felony, by the Honorable Judge Robert Wilbrandt. Hauck will be sentenced on November 20, 2019 and faces between 6 and 30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.
This case centered around the overdose death of a 32-year-old victim who was found unresponsive on March 6, 2019 after ingesting Heroin and Fentanyl. An investigation in to the death by the Crystal Lake Police Department revealed that Hauck had travelled to the City of Chicago to purchase bags of Heroin that contained Fentanyl. Hauck brought those bags back to Crystal Lake and delivered the controlled substance to another individual who delivered it to the victim.
The investigation was led by Detective Eitel and was prosecuted by Mick Combs and Brette Dunbar of the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office.