A woman was sexually assaulted after being beaten and repeatedly stabbed in a home in Willowbrook on Saturday afternoon, August 29, 2015.
According to Willowbrook Police, the incident began at approximately 1:10 p.m. after a 26-year-old woman had pulled her car into the driveway of her parents’ house. At this point a man pulled his car onto the driveway.
The man got out of the car and asked the woman for money. She refused this request and went inside the house. The man then began knocking at the side door, asking to make a phone call. When the woman refused to open the door, the man forced his way into the house.
Then, according to the August 30, 2015 NBC Chicago article (with video) titled “Woman Stabbed Multiple Times, Sexually Assaulted by Intruder in Willowbrook Home“:
Inside the home, the man stabbed the woman multiple times with an unknown sharp object, according to police. The victim’s family told NBC Chicago she was beaten “like an animal,” stabbed 16 to 18 times and sexually assaulted.
The woman was able to go to a neighbor’s house for help after the assailant left.
The woman was hospitalized for various injuries, including broken bones in her face and the multiple stab wounds.
A description and sketch of the assailant is seen in the NBC Chicago article mentioned above.
Additional details and possible can be seen in a variety of media sources.
Updated information can be seen in the September 2 Chicago Tribune article (with video) titled “Suspect in Willowbrook stabbing, sexual assault arrested in Indiana.”