Tow truck driver found guilty in road rage murder after semi-truck driver shot 3 times on I-88

Tow truck driver found guilty in road rage murder after semi-truck driver shot 3 times on I-88

OAK BROOK, In poor health. (TOC) — A tow truck driver has been discovered responsible in a highway rage homicide in Oak Brook.

A decide discovered Anthony Tillmon responsible Wednesday of first-degree homicide for fatally taking pictures 43-year-old Eduardo Munoz, of Northlake, throughout a 2017 incident on I-88.

Prosecutors stated round 4 p.m. on April 21, 2017, Tillmon and Munoz obtained right into a battle on eastbound I-88 close to York Highway in southwest suburban Oak Brook. Tillmon was behind the wheel of a tow truck and Munoz was driving an 18-wheeler.

“Witnesses noticed Tillmon and Munoz arguing and driving aggressively subsequent to one another,” DuPage County State’s Lawyer Robert Berlin beforehand stated.

The battle lasted about three and a half miles, at which level prosecutors stated Tillmon, whereas driving, pulled out a handgun and began taking pictures on the semi. Munoz was shot 3 times.

The sufferer was in a position to pull his truck over. He died about an hour and a half later at Elmhurst Hospital.

Illinois State Police stated Tillmon left the scene however investigators have been in a position to hyperlink him to the crime by surveillance video, I-Go information and witnesses.

“We had witnesses in addition to speedy response from officers that have been within the space. We have been in a position to get loads of info immediately,” ISP Captain Bob Meeder stated, in line with earlier experiences.

Those that knew Munoz stated he was a household man, engaged to be married and an energetic member of his church neighborhood.

“He served the neighborhood. He would give bikes. He was there for the youngsters, simply giving to the neighborhood. He was an individual keen to do no matter he may simply to assist different folks. We noticed the enjoyment. All people you may discuss to, they are going to let you know, the smile on his face. He shined,” Pastor Larry Perez at U-Flip Covenant Church stated following the incident.

Munoz’s fiancee beforehand informed ABC7 Eyewitness Information he was minutes away from the tip of his shift when he was killed.

Tillmon faces a sentence of between 40 years to life in jail.

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