Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Children Told to Kneel and Pray Before Being Murdered

Frick Carlman, Susan (2012, November 5). Searching for answers. Chicago Sun-Times,, retrieved 11/8/12.

Gutowski, Christy and Clifford Ward (2012, November 1). Naperville slayings: Kids told to ‘get on their knees and pray.’ Chicago Tribune,, retrieved 11/6/12.

Gutowski, Christy, Clifford Ward and Vikki Ortiz Healy (2012, November 1). Slain boy and girl begged for their lives, prosecutors say. Chicago Tribune,,0,5827698.story, retrieved 11/6/12.

Gutowski, Christy and Melissa Jenco (2012, October 31). Naperville babysitter charged with killing two children. Chicago Tribune,,0,6910884.story, retrieved 11/6/12.

Kmitch, Justin (2012, November 8). Justin Plackowski laid to rest in Naperville. Daily Herald,, retrieved 11/8/12.
Rozek, Dan (2012, November 3). Public may never know what alleged Naperville killer told priest. Chicago Sun-Times,, retrieved 11/8/12.

Sneed, Michael (2012, November 1). Naperville babysitter went to confession before murders. Chicago Sun-Times,, retrieved 11/8/12.

Stockinger, Justin (2012, November 2). Naperville mom charged in slayings asks for new judge. Daily Herald,, retrieved 11/8/12.

Stockinger, Justin (2012, November 8). Prosecutors ready for possible insanity defense in Naperville child slayings. Daily Herald,, retrieved 11/8/12.

Stockinger, Justin and Justin Kmitch (2012, November 1). Horrific details emerge in Naperville child slayings. Daily Herald,, retrieved 11/8/12.

Stockinger, Justin, Justin Kmitch and Christopher Placek (2012, November 1). Naperville mom expected in bond court today. Daily Herald,, retrieved 11/8/12.

Ward, Clifford (2012, November 2). New judge assigned in slayings of Naperville children. Chicago Tribune,,0,2821931.story, retrieved 11/6/12.

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