Fox Lake Man Charged With Homicide

1/21/17 – A Fox Lake man has been formally charged with First Degree Intentional Homicide in connection with the murder of his girlfriend.  36-year-old LaVerne Ware Jr. had previously been charged with felony Hiding a Corpse in connection with the December 4 death of his live-in girlfriend Sesalie Dixon. The 27-year-old Dixon was found in the cab of Ware’s pick-up truck inside a garage with a gunshot wound to the head. In addition, Ware is charge with two felony counts of Possessing a Firearm as a Convicted Felon and Incest and prosecutors say the victim was Ware’s cousin. Two others had been charged with Aiding a Felon in connection with Dixon’s death.  Ware’s mother Marjorie Jones will be arraigned next month while Jones’ boyfriend Vernon Mickey has a preliminary hearing next week.