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Palos Hills Man Stabbed Wife and Daughter, Police Say

Waldemar Dzbik is awaiting charged on two counts of attempted murder, according to Palos Hills police.

Waldemar Dzbik of Palos Hills is charged with two counts of attempted murder on January 7, 2014. Photo: Palos Hills PD
Waldemar Dzbik of Palos Hills is charged with two counts of attempted murder on January 7, 2014. Photo: Palos Hills PD
A Palos Hills man is in custody after police say he stabbed his wife and daughter during a domestic dispute at their home and then fled from the scene. 

On Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 10 a.m. the Palos Hills Police Department received a call about a stabbing and attempted homicide in the 9700 block of Maple Crest Drive. 

Police arrived on the scene and found a woman and her 19-year-old daughter with stab wounds at their neighbors home, police said. Officers were told that Waldemar Dzbik had fled the home in a blue Volkswagen Jetta. 

Police say that the daughter heard a commotion and found her father stabbing her mother in an upstairs bathroom of the home. When the daughter attempted to get her father away from her mother he turned and stabbed her in the chest, police said. The wife was stabbed multiple times. 

They were transported to Advocate Christ Hospital for treatment. No further details of their health status were available. 

This was not the first time police were called to the home for a domestic disturbance, said Dep. Police Chief James Boie. 

About two-and-a-half hours later Palos Hills Police Chief Paul Madigan found Dzbik sitting in his car one block south of Joliet Road on Lawndale Ave. in McCook, parked in a trucking company parking lot, police said. 

Dzbik spotted Madigan and drove away from the area. McCook Police were then called to assist and Dzbik and was stopped in the 7800 block of W. 47th Street in Lyons and taken into custody, police said. 

Police say Dzbik is currently awaiting charges on two felony counts of attempted murder. 
thehounddog January 08, 2014 at 12:31 AM
You dumb ignorant american people flee this country to not get prosecuted as well. This is probably why america is so hated, people like you.
Dawn January 08, 2014 at 09:42 AM
Where did it say he was foreign?
Paulina Paulina January 08, 2014 at 10:31 AM
@David W. Kackert Sr. Where did it say he was foreign??!!! I know this story is very bad, but you don't have to make your stupid comments about some borders, making everybody that wasn't born in America look like a criminal ! Don't act like you are american, you might have been born here, but your family probably came here from somewhere else, cuz I don't know if you know this, but there is almost noone that is 100% american in the US !!! Leave your stupid comments about the borders to yourself, and just leave a comment RELATED to the story !
Sarah Swinford January 08, 2014 at 06:21 PM
I knew the family very well growing up, and the daughter used to be one of my best friends. Is there going to be an update on their health? I would very much appreciate that instead of comments on someone's 'foreign'-ness.
Ty Conderoga February 01, 2014 at 05:02 PM
Dude should have fled the house and skipped the stabbings.

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