An Oswego man has been sentenced to life in prison for the horrifying murders of his wife and children.
A jury on Thursday abruptly convicted Christoper Vaughn of fatally shooting his wife and three children in 2007.
Christopher Vaughn’s own blood stain expert agreed with prosecutors Tuesday that his analysis of what happened in Vaughn’s Ford Expedition five years ago doesn’t match the Oswego man’s story.
Jurors could begin deliberations late next week in the Christopher Vaughn murder trial, with the defense’s case wrapping up as early as Tuesday.
Prosecutors have rested their case against Christopher Vaughn, the Oswego man accused of gunning down his wife and three young children so he could go live a life of isolation in the Canadian wilderness.
Will County prosecutors are nearly done presenting their case at the murder trial of Christopher Vaughn, the Oswego man who’s accused of killing his wife and three children.
In the Christopher Vaughn murder trial, prosecutors are expected to call a forensic pathologist to the stand Wednesday.
A former stripper testified Tuesday that Christopher Vaughn, accused of murdering his family five years ago, told her he wanted to leave his wife, but never mentioned he had children.
For the second day, jurors in the Vaughn family murder trial have seen videotape of police questioning Christopher Vaughn about the shooting deaths of his wife and three children, in the hours after their bodies were found.
For the first time, jurors heard in Christopher Vaughn’s own words what happened that early June morning.
The manager of a suburban strip club testified Thursday that Christopher Vaughn spent nearly $5,000 at the club during two visits in the days before his family was killed in 2007.
Jurors in Christopher Vaughn’s family murder trial were shown graphic photos of the defendant’s dead wife and three children, and prosecutors claimed Vaughn planned the murders as part of an “exit scenario” to get away from a troubled marriage and start a new life in the Canadian wilderness.
Jury selection begins Monday morning in another high-profile murder trial in Will County.
After five years of legal proceedings and a few bizarre twists, the trial of a man accused of fatally shooting his wife and three children in an SUV in suburban Chicago is expected to begin Monday.
As the Drew Peterson murder trial continues, another high-profile case begins this Monday in another courtroom at the Will County courthouse.
New questions are being raised in the case of a father from Oswego who stands charged with killing his wife and three children in 2007.
An Oswego man charged with killing his wife and three children in 2007 is set to go on trial starting in August.
Anticipating a “very rare” suicide defense from accused family killer Christopher Vaughn, a Will County judge ruled Thursday jurors may see several online chat messages and emails written by his late wife, Sun-Times Media is reporting.
Will County prosecutors want to admit email and Internet chat evidence into the murder case against Christopher Vaughn.