Clockwise from top left: Joshua Miner, Adam Landerman, Bethany McKee and Alisa Massaro. | Will County Sheriff's Office photos
Updated: September 4, 2014 6:41AM
A Will County judge will review case documents requested by the attorney of a woman who is among four people charged in a double murder last year in Joliet, but the attorney said he expects her trial to start Monday as scheduled.
The emergency motion, filed Thursday by attorney Chuck Bretz, who is representing Bethany McKee, seeks additional documents from prosecutors that were not already made available to the defense.
After a hearing Friday, Circuit Court Judge Gerald Kinney agreed to examine the documents and decide whether they should be released to Bretz. The judge did not indicate when he would make a ruling, and Bretz said he expected the trial to start Monday as scheduled.
McKee, 20, Joshua Miner, 26, Adam Landerman, 21, and Alisa Massaro, 20, were charged with first-degree murder in the January 2013 deaths of Joliet residents Eric Glover and Terrance Rankins, both 22, who were found dead in Massaro’s father’s house in the 1100 block of North Hickory Street.
The two men were strangled, and drugs and money were stolen from their bodies, according to the charges.
Massaro pleaded guilty in May to robbery and concealment of a homicide in exchange for a 10-year prison sentence and agreeing to testify against the three others.
The remaining defendants are being tried separately. Landerman and Minor are next due in court Aug. 14, records show.