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Ryan Scott Connell, 28, January 1, 2020, Steger, Will County, Illinois

Updated: Jun 30, 2021

Ryan Scott Connell, 28

January 1, 2020

Steger, Will County, Illinois

The Steger Police Department put out a press release statement that Ryan Connell was located deceased when they responded to a call for a well being check at 3602 Chicago Road.

The coroner reported that multiple stab wounds contributed to Ryan’s death.


The suspect, Richard Proctor, 25 was arrested during a court case he had at the Will County Courthouse for a different case. He was charged with two counts of First Degree Murder. He has a $2.5 million bond.

His pretrial dates continue as of June 2021, with the most recent date of June 30th 2021.

Proctor's attorney did not attend court. The court was then reset for July 29th at 9:30 AM.

If you have any information on Ryan Connell’s death please contact the Steger Police Department at (708) 754-8121


Ryan Scott Connell, age 28 of Steger, IL. passed away, January 1, 2020. Beloved son of Scott Connell and the late Sherry Connell. Cherished step-son of Rachel Teneyuca. Loving brother of Nicholas Connell, Sean Connell, Jessica Charles, and the late Michael Butterfield. Dear grandson of MaryAnn (late David) Butterfield, and the late Eileen Connell. Devoted cousin to many. Ryan was loved by many and will be dearly missed.

Visitation Monday, January 6, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. till time of service at 7:00 p.m. at the Smits-Steger Memorial Chapel (3045 Chicago Rd. Steger, IL.). Private inurnment. In lieu of flowers memorials to the family appreciated. Information 708-755-6100 or www.smitsfh.

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