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New review date set for rural Mackinaw teen charged in attack on parents that resulted in mother's death

Tazewell County Courthouse, Pekin
Joe Deacon
Tazewell County Courthouse, Pekin

Editor's note: A previous version of this story said the trial had been scheduled to begin on Monday.

A new review date for a rural Mackinaw teen charged with the murder of her mother and attempted killing of her father is set for next Monday.

Dahlia Bolin, 17, is being tried as an adult on six felony charges, including two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of solicitation of murder.

Bolin was 15 when Rebecca and Douglas Bolin were shot during a home invasion in October of 2021. Rebecca died at the scene from multiple gunshot wounds, while Douglas survived the attack.

During a brief court appearance Monday morning, Tazewell County judge Chris Doscotch set another hearing for next Monday. A jury trial that was previously scheduled to start this week has not yet been rescheduled.

In addition to the murder and solicitation charges, Dahlia Bolin faces one count of second-degree murder, one count of attempted murder, and one count of conspiracy to commit murder. She could face more than 100 years in prison if convicted on all charges.

Dahlia Bolin, who was originally charged as a juvenile shortly after the crime, pleaded not guilty at her April arraignment after the case was transferred to felony court. She remains free after 10% of her $1 million bond was posted.

Andre Street, Nathaniel Maloney, and Sage Raeuber are also charged with murder charges in connection with the crime. Prosecutors allege Dahlia offered three other suspects money to commit the attack.

According to the prosecutors’ affidavit of probable cause, Tazewell County deputies found Dahlia outside the residence when they responded to an emergency call at the Bolin home on American Legion Road.

She initially told the deputies she was in the basement and heard footsteps upstairs. She then discovered her parents had been shot and briefly spoke to her father before using his cell phone to call 911.

The affidavit says that after additional questioning, Dahlia admitted to entering a plan with Maloney, Street and Rauber to have her parents killed.

Street, who remains in custody, also appeared before Doscotch briefly on Monday and his next court appearance was set for Dec. 11. Raeuber is also scheduled for a court review that day, while Maloney's next review will be on Jan. 8.

Contact Joe at jdeacon@ilstu.edu.