Murder charges filed in death of Joliet bartender

Kaitlyn Kearns and Jeremy Boshears

JOLIET (Fox 32 News) - First-degree murder charges were filed Saturday against Jeremy Boshears, 32, of Coal City, in the death of Kaitlyn Kearns.  

Kearns' body was found in her 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee that was parked inside a pole barn in Aroma Park Township in Kankakee County.

The three counts of first-degree murder allege that Boshears shot Kearns in the head with a firearm on Nov. 13. She was reported missing the next day.

Police said that Kearns and Boshears met a few weeks ago while working at Woody's Bar in Joliet.