August 15, 2018-One of Lake County’s most prominent and respected attorneys was shot at his Hobart home earlier today according to information from Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey. Coroner Investigators were called to the home of T. Edward Page at 12:40 p.m. today. Upon arrival, Investigators pronounced 64 year old T. Edward Page deceased at the scene. Page was a fixture in the Lake County Legal Community for decades. Page served as a magistrate judge from 1984 to 2000 according to his LinkedIn profile. Page was currently a Senior Attorney at Thiros & Thiros* according to LinkedIn. Page has also served as a public defender.
According to Lake County Prosecutor spokesperson Bradley Carter, the alleged perpetrator is in custody.
*A prior version of this article referred to the firm as Cohen & Thiros, which is what the LinkedIn profile states. A Gazette reader pointed out that the firm is now named Thiros & Thiros. Thank you.