Garrad Mcclendon Parents Shot Dead In Forest Reserve

October 21st, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by GD  

By Meena Kar,
garrad Chicago, October 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The dead bodies of Ruby McClendon and Milton McClendon were discovered from Cook County Forest Preserve. It was reported that they were shot dead on Monday afternoon. Sources have reported that they were parents of the renowned television host Garrad McClendon.

Police started the investigation of the case and it was reported by the sources that they searched McClendon’s home to find evidences related to the case. It was also stated that police were searching the car of the McClendon couple.

A woman had discovered the dead bodies of the couple and reported to the police. It was stated that none of the victims were carrying any document for identification and so it was not possible to identify them initially. It was reported by the official sources that Garrard McClendon’s father Milton McClendon, who was a man of 78 years, was wearing dark pants and multicolored shirts. Ruby McClendon [76 years] was wearing dark pants and white shirt. However she was not wearing any shoes.

People were shocked after learning about the death of Garrard McClendon’s parents. As stated by the sources, the television show of McClendon was canceled on Tuesday. Gerry Riles, the producer of CLTV stated that Garrard McClendon had remained at the home of his parents for police investigations. Sources reported the case, though initially registered at Cook County Forest Preserve, was later investigated by Hammond police.

People have expressed their condolences after this tragic incident. Steve Farber, the General Manager of CLTV stated, “Our thoughts are with Garrard and his family at this difficult time.”

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