Beating Death

Man Charged With Killing Mother, Attacking Brother In Archer HeightsMaria Sadelski, 54, was found at 8:10 p.m. in the basement of her home in the 4800 block of South Karlov Avenue, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. She had apparent “blunt trauma to the head” and was dead at the scene, authorities said.
Woman Found Beaten To Death In Archer Heights BasementPolice were questioning two men after their mother was found dead Wednesday night inside a home in the Archer Heights neighborhood.
Man Charged With Killing Toddler In Northwest IndianaAntonio Harris, 19, is charged with murder, neglect of a dependent, and battery in connection with the death of Nieyely Lopez of Lake Station, Ind., according to the Lake County (Ind.) state’s attorney’s office.
Man Gets 23 Years For Beating Death Of Police Officer GrandmotherKeshawn Perkins was 15 when he was arrested for the Nov. 4, 2011, murder of his grandmother, Hester Scott, at their home in the 8800 block of South Wallace. Perkins, now 19, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of first-degree murder at a hearing before Judge Clayton Crane, who handed down the 23-year sentence.
Second Person Charged With Fatal Beating In Park ManorTierra M. Williams, 29, of the 6600 block of South Rockwell, is charged with first-degree murder for the March 26 attack that left Anthony Morris dead in the 7000 block of South Vincennes Avenue, Chicago Police announced early Monday.
Pimp Gets 45 Years For Beating Woman To Death In IndianaU.S. District Judge Philip Simon issued the sentence last week for Nathan Huey-Dingle, 32, who pleaded guilty earlier this year to three counts related to sex trafficking his victim and another prostitute.
Suspect Charged With Beating Tennessee Man To DeathAaron Smith, 28, is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of 27-year-old Anthony Morris, according to Chicago Police.
Man Gets 35 Years In 2011 Beating Death A south suburban man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for attacking a 61-year-old man as he walked to work in Evanston in 2011, taking $10 from the his pocket as he lay bleeding and unconscious in the street.
Trial Delayed For Man Charged With Fatally Beating GirlfriendMichael Axtell, 42, is charged with first-degree murder in the beating death of Tammy Stone, 40, in October 2012.
Oak Lawn Woman Indicted For Brutal Murder Of GranddaughterNo family members were in attendance Monday when Alfreda Giedrojc, the 62-year-old Oak Lawn woman charged with the murder of her granddaughter, made a brief appearance at the Bridgeview courthouse to be officially indicted for the crime.
Gary Man Convicted Of Killing Stranger Who Gave Him A Ride HomeRobert Lewis III, 40, was convicted of murder, murder in perpetration of criminal deviate conduct, criminal deviate conduct and resisting law enforcement in the beating and strangulation death of Jennifer Kocsis, 37.
Bedridden Man Charged With Ordering Torture Of Daughter Who DiedWhen a skeletal Andre Ford was wheeled into court last week, even prosecutors said the ailing man was too frail to beat the 8-year-old daughter he is accused of murdering, but what Ford couldn’t do with his hands, he allegedly did with his mouth.
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