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Information: Homicide investigation



Date: 04/22/2015


Time: 1400 hours


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Narrative: On Monday, April 13, 2015, 27 year old Moheb A. Diab was reported as a missing person to the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department. According to family members, he was last seen at about 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 12, 2015, leaving the family home located at 601 Wood Ave. in Machesney park.


On Friday, April 17, 2015, at approximately 2:00 p.m. Moheb Diab’s vehicle was located in a business parking lot in the 5300 block of Forest Hills Court.


The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department conducted an intensive investigation into the disappearance of Moheb Diab. That investigation led detectives to focus on James V. Doyle of Loves Park.


On Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at approximately 4:00 a.m., the body of Moheb Diab was located deceased inside Doyle’s residence at 7702 Eastmont Avenue in Loves Park. It appeared Diab had suffered a fatal gunshot wound.


The investigation was subsequently reviewed with the Winnebago County States Attorney’s Office.


James V. Doyle (DOB 08-11-1989) was charged as follows:


First Degree Murder (6 counts)

Concealment of a Homicidal Death (1 count)


The charges against James Doyle are merely accusations. He is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 James V. Doyle


: Sheriff

: Chief Deputy

: Deputy Chief of Detective Bureau

: Deputy Chief of Patrol Bureau

: Deputy Chief of Administrative Bureau

: Deputy Chief of Support Services

: Superintendent of Corrections

: Accreditation Manager

: Machesney Park Section Supervisor

: Forest Preserve Section Supervisor

: ESDA Section Director

: Patrol Roll Call Book

: Public Information Officer

: 1st Floor Bulletin Board

: Web Site Coordinator


S/A-32C Revised 07/01/12





Sheriff Gary Caruana                            

Supervisor   Authorizing Release



Date: _04/22/15___   Time:   __1400 Hours___



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