• Judge toss conviction in officers' murders, cites torture

    2 monthes ago - By WGN TV

    CHICAGO - The conviction of a man for the murder of two Chicago police officers 40 years ago was overturned Thursday by a Cook County judge who cited alleged police torture in the case.
    Judge William Hooks tossed out the confession of Jackie Wilson that he fatally shot officers Richard O'Brien and William Fahey in 1982 and order a new trial.
    Wilson, 57, alleged former police Cmdr. Jon Burge and his subordinates tortured him into confessing to the shootings.
    Wilson had been serving a life sentence in prison.
    “Your life matters, and yes, even a guilty person's life matters,” the judge said...
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  • Judge toss conviction in officers' murders, cites torture

    2 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    The conviction of a man for the murder of two Chicago police officers 40 years ago has been overturned by a Cook County judge
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