jason karels

Jason Karels is charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his children, ages 5, 3 and 2. (Lake County Court)

Ill. man confesses to drowning his three children

An Illinois father confessed to drowning his three children. Jason Karels, 35, was charged with three counts of murder Wednesday. According to official reports, officers were dispatched to Karel’s home after being asked to conduct a wellness check by his wife.