A $5 million bond has been set for a suburban Chicago man accused of murdering an 18-year-old Aurora girl.
Eighteen-year-old Juan Garnica Jr. of Aurora appeared in Kane County Circuit Court on two counts of first-degree murder. He was charged in the death of 18-year-old high school Abigail Villalpando, who was allegedly beaten to death with a hammer. Her family reported her missing on Friday.
No motive for the murder has been given.
Aurora police say Villalpando's body was burned and dumped in Montgomery, a town south of Aurora.
Police say the murder took place at the Aurora home of 19-year-old Enrique Prado, who is charged with arson and concealing a homicide. A third man, 20-year-old Jose Becerra of Oswego, was also charged with arson and concealing a homicide.
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