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Charges upgraded after West Chicago torture death of man found in fire pit

DuPage County officials announced additional charges Saturday after the killing of an 18-year-old West Chicago man whose body was found smoldering in a fire pit last week.

West Chicago firefighters who were conducting a training exercise about 11:30 a.m. Aug. 14 saw an object

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