All posts tagged: Government witness

Murder in McHenry, Paul Scharff, ImaginePublicity

Kim Kolton’s Crime Wire: Paul Scharff, Murder in McHenry County

You can hear Crime Wire   Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Eastern.  Please visit our Crime Wire Website. Together we can make a difference. LISTEN LIVE or to the PODCAST Crime, corruption and a mafia hit all woven into the true crime story contained in Murder in McHenry, and yet there is still no one held accountable or responsible for the 1981 double murder in a local pub 40 miles from Chicago in the sleepy little town of Lakemore, IL.  Justice is the the operative word and the looming question for two families devastated by the murders. Paul Scharff was 11 years old when his father, Ron Scharff, and employee, Patricia Freeman, were gunned down, gangland execution style, in sleepy McHenry County, just outside of Chicago.  27 years later, Paul learned the truth about the murders. A simple Mafia hit, and information involving a foot soldier turned government informant,  the truth was revealed in another author’s book! In 2007 true crime author, Dennis Griffin, completed and released a new book, CULOTTA: The Life of a Chicago Criminal, Las Vegas Mobster …