Gloria Weinke

Wayne Weinke Jr. has been convicted of killing his mother, 77-year-old Gloria Weinke, after the two argued over family assets in 2006. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Gets 40 Years For Throwing His Elderly Mother Over Railing, Killing Her

Cook County Judge William Lacy noted that even as 77-year-old Gloria Weinke lay on the floor, crying for help after the fall, Wayne Weinke Jr. did nothing to help her.

01/30/2014

Wayne Weinke Jr. has been convicted of killing his mother, 77-year-old Gloria Weinke, after the two argued over family assets in 2006. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Park Ridge Man Convicted Of Killing Mother, 77

A middle-aged Park Ridge man was convicted Tuesday of murdering his mother by throwing her over a railing and down stairs after the pair argued over family assets.

05/29/2013

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Man Says He Disliked His Ill Mother But Didn’t Kill Her

Wayne Weinke Jr. admits he called his elderly, cancer stricken mother a “f—— b—-” during a heating argument over the family’s assets. But despite the friction, Wayne Weinke remains adamant that he did not throw his mother over a railing, leading to injuries that contributed to her death seven years ago.

04/27/2013