A 33-year-old west suburban man has been charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of his ex-girlfriend in the city's Heart of Chicago neighborhood early Sunday.
Emilio Izguirre, of the 3200 block of South Kenilworth Avenue in Berwyn,
Ill., faces a first-degree murder charge in connection with the slaying of
26-year-old Joanna Lopez. He is also charged with home invasion causing
Lopez, who police said was Izguirre's ex-girlfriend, was found fatally
stabbed about 6:45 a.m. at her home in 1700 block of West 21st Place. She died
on the scene