What happened to John Spira?

What happened to John Spira?

There are 39 comments on the WBBM-AM Chicago story from Feb 28, 2010, titled What happened to John Spira?. In it, WBBM-AM Chicago reports that:

Steve Miller reporting -- Today marks three years since John Spira disappeared from his West Chicago office, and DuPage County authorities say they are investigating it as a missing persons case.

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Missoula, MT

#25 Jan 17, 2011
when you put his picture up,and it was tore down. The seond time, you should of sat out thier with a camcorder. Maybe you should try again.

Carol Stream, IL

#26 Jan 19, 2011
Phil wrote:
George, please do us all a favor and shut up !!
Only when "The know it alls" do
judy latty

Saginaw, MI

#27 Mar 18, 2011
Today is 3-18-11, just watched the show for the 1st time.... what are the police thinking? NOTHING!! Im not in LE, but lets reinterview the wife, her family, and friends... she didnt want to file a MP report to start with... why is that? She probably knew he wasnt missing, but dead. This broadcast absolutely gave my heart a real ache... my prayers and thoughts are with his lady love and his family.

United States

#28 Mar 18, 2011
Wife! Why was she not mentioned and her face covered in all pictures on tv? Was his home searched when the business was?

United States

#29 Mar 21, 2011
Is it really that hard to figure out that the "estranged" wife was responsible? Most likely she & the BF killed the dude and then used some of his earth moving equipment to bury him at his last work site. The heavy snow that night would have been the perfect cover. I'd bet a psychic will tell the same story. Put the wife on the Steve Wilko's show, at least the polygraph will show that she did it,(whether she did or not)! As for the poster of the comment "I've worked in Law Enforcement myself (and plan on continuing it.)" - You can wake up now,, The REM stage is over now. Idiot!

Chicago, IL

#30 Mar 22, 2011
This police department is just as bad as the bozos in Bolingbrook (which is really close to West Chicago & Wheaton, where this happened) who allowed Drew Peterson to stay on the police force while he was killing his wives and harassing women and threatening people. What's in the water over there in the burbs? There are so many unsolved crimes from that region. Half the damn cold cases I see on these TV shows are from the frickin burbs of Chicago. Fires all these jokers and start from scratch.
judy latty wrote:
Today is 3-18-11, just watched the show for the 1st time.... what are the police thinking? NOTHING!! Im not in LE, but lets reinterview the wife, her family, and friends... she didnt want to file a MP report to start with... why is that? She probably knew he wasnt missing, but dead. This broadcast absolutely gave my heart a real ache... my prayers and thoughts are with his lady love and his family.

Valdosta, GA

#31 Apr 17, 2011
Wife & business partner!!!

Wheaton, IL

#32 Jun 22, 2011
Suzanne died Oct 30, 2010. She is out for questioning!

Since: Jul 11

Aurora, IL

#33 Nov 30, 2011
ok for starters if you want to know whats in the water in the burbs its toxic thorium from a factory in west chicago that no longer exists it was given away as free fill many people got sick and died second dupage county is not underfunded one bit with the states highest dui rating and arresting every one for any thing just to make a buck ! have you been inside there court house they have marble floors and cherry oak wood over the whole place these idiots couldn't catch a cold if they wanted to let alone catch a murderous ex wife who wanted everything from john instead of just some ! come on open your eyes her daughter killed her boyfriend in new york its in her genetics to be a murderer the whole dupage county task force should be fired and they should hire the people that can actually do the job they are assigned to do. i feel sorry for johns family for having to go through all of this and never get any closure due to a incompetent police force

United States

#34 Jan 16, 2012
The wife is dead now deceased,and h has been for 6 months, the Spira family was never notified! Another odd twist to this story!! Whatever you may think,i think we can all agree there are too many missing pieces to this story!!!!

Fairport, NY

#35 Apr 28, 2012
People don't give enough credit to private citizens...a lot of cases have been solved by private citizens and people taking actions and matters into their own hands. So everyone getting upset over peoples speculations should realize that the public has solved lots of crimes police could not. But there's an obvious connection, john and his business partner were having some financial trouble with the busines that they recently discussed, the co-owner of the building is the business partners wife who is friends with his estranged wife, all those parties refused to cooperate, and john went there to meet his biz partner that night which is verified by phone records and that was the last known contact. Also the estranged wife wouldn't file the missing person report then eagerly tries to collect on life insurance but he isn't declared legally dead yet...Sooooooo....that's not fishy ?? Err?????
Felix Gonzalez

Miami, FL

#36 Sep 22, 2012
After the second sign was ripped I would have posted a third one and have cops watching it overnight. It would have led to possibly some youngsters vandalizing or to someone involved in his dissapereance. I can't believe theh didn't do that. Its such an obvious thing to do.

Salt Lake City, UT

#37 Dec 2, 2012
The guy obviously took the money and ran. The wife with cancer wasn't dying fast enough, and the business partner was getting suspicious about the company's financial problems.
The sign in Chicago is in a bad area, of course it gets vadalized!
Simple and logical.

Leederville, Australia

#38 May 24, 2013
Just think if you lived in Britain , New Zealand or Australia your Police would have proper funding too watch a sign and gun control oh and medical care for all , but you yanks say this is socialism you poor dumb pricks you get what you deserve and the good suffer and the stupid prosper !
When we were kids we thought the US was the promised land after visiting seeing your social ills your country is a toilet your Justice system is a mixture of incompetent corrupt people the rich are vile the poor don't stand a chance!
Of course it was the wife they hammered out the divorce that very day so before it is signed bang he is gone! Hmm who did that I wonder !
I saw he used too sit in the bar until the early hours before going back too his house where he still lived with his wife and yes her daughter killed her boyfriend she must have been her mothers daughter !

Wheaton, IL

#41 Jul 30, 2013
I read something at the time that said something like "Investigators tracked his cell phone pings and it showed it was in an area a couple miles roughly along the Great Western Railroad Prairie Path. The signal went on for several hours and then stopped." Was that ever followed up?

Wheaton, IL

#42 Jul 30, 2013
They should look and see where the suspects cell phone pings were at the same time. It could prove or disprove their locations.

Wheaton, IL

#43 Aug 15, 2013
Just saw on the news, his sister is out with the searchers and referred to a new tip. I hope they find the answers.

Wheaton, IL

#44 Aug 18, 2013
The search continues. http://abclocal.go.com/wtvd/story...

United States

#45 Jan 24, 2014
I think the building that was burn down,holds the key for this investigation

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