Man dressed up as elderly woman to cash checks of woman he murdered: Police 10/24/2017 7:13 am PDT Comments WGN via WGN: LISLE, Ill. -- (WGN) -- Murder charges have been filed in the 1994 death of a woman from Lisle. Bond was set at three million dollars today for Thomas Spear. He appeared in court Monday afternoon. Police in Lisle discovered the body of 71-year-old Illa Venard in an apartment in August of 1994. They say Spear broke into Venard's apartment, grabbed her by the neck and pushed her down. FULL STORY: Man dressed up as elderly woman to cash checks of woman he murdered: Police - WGN #Chicago #Fraud #Illinois #WGN Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.