Two people found dead inside a Riverside apartment on Nov. 13 both died of multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, which has ruled both fatalities homicides.
The victims were identified by the medical examiner as 38-year-old Jeremy Lane, who lived at the apartment, and 31-year-old Tiata Johnson, of Danville. Riverside police discovered their bodies at about 1 p.m. on Nov. 13 after responding to the apartment building at 63 Forest Ave. “for the report of a possible burglary.”
Police spent hours on Saturday processing the crime scene, closing off Forest Avenue between Longcommon Road and Lincoln Avenue and cordoning off the entrance to the apartment building with crime tape.
Crime tape was also placed around Lane’s Chevy Monte Carlo, which was parked in the lot of the Riverside Masonic Temple, 40 Forest Ave., across the street from the apartment building.
Riverside police have released little information about the case and did not officially confirm it was a homicide investigation for more than 24 hours. Riverside detectives are being assisted in their investigation by the West Suburban Major Crimes Task Force.