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Illinois man found dead in trunk of car 'likely saved his wife's life,' officials say

CHICAGO - A man died after he and his wife are believed on Sunday to have been bound and stuffed inside the trunk of their vehicle by robbers who then ransacked their south suburban Chicago home, police said.

But Francisco Aranda, 63, apparently lived long enough to save his wife's life, Will County sheriff's spokeswoman Kathy Hoffmeyer said.

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