Man Charged With Murder Of 16-Year-Old Girl In Markham

 CHICAGO (CBS) — Prosecutors say a 32-year-old Chicago man accused of murdering a 16-year-old girl admitted to killing her because he didn’t have enough money for a second sexual encounter with her.
The story revolves around a party in a home in Markham, early in the morning of Christmas Eve.
Antonio Rosales (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Antonio Rosales (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Prosecutors say 32-year-old Antonio Rosales was at the party and contacted a 16-year-old who advertised on a website.

Authorities say the 16-year-old, Desiree Robinson, came to the party and that Rosales had sex with her in a truck.

Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Spokeswoman Tandra Simonton says that later that morning, the two went into the garage at the home.

Desiree Robinson (Family Photo)

Desiree Robinson (Family Photo)

“The defendant admitted that he had no money for a second encounter, and he tried to negotiate an additional free 15 minutes,” she said. “The victim refused his offer and insulted him. Afterward, he punched her in the face and strangled her as she tried to call for help.”

Simonton says an autopsy showed Desiree Robinson was strangled, cut and beaten.

Rosales was ordered held without bail.

 

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