Kathie LaFond wasn’t tried for her son’s death, but a published report says a judge threw blame her way. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports.
A Steger man who was drunk when he caused a crash that killed a 5-year-old boy has been sentenced to 9 1/2 years in prison.
A Will County jury has found Cecil Conner Jr. guilty of aggravated driving under the influence in the high-speed crash that led to the death of his girlfriend’s 5-year-old son last spring.
An admittedly drunk driver took the witness stand in his own defense Friday, testifying how a Chicago Heights police officer ordered him behind the wheel before he crashed his girlfriend’s car, killing the 5-year-old boy he called his own.
Cecil Conner says an officer was warned that he was drunk and shouldn’t drive when his girlfriend was pulled over last May. Conner later crashed, killing her child.