Jack Daniel McCullough
A judge has convicted a 72-year-old man in abduction and murder of 7-year-old Sycamore girl in 1957.
A judge found a former Washington state man not guilty in 50-year-old a rape case.
Jury selection begins Tuesday for a rape trial, for the former police officer who is also charged with kidnapping and murdering a Sycamore girl in 1957.
The former cop charged with kidnapping and murdering a Sycamore girl in 1957 first will stand trial for raping another girl in the same town less than five years later, DeKalb County prosecutors said.
A Seattle man charged in the kidnapping and murder of a 7-year old Sycamore girl in 1957 will be in court Wednesday to face more charges.
A DeKalb County judge will hold a hearing next month to determine whether two reporters should give prosecutors their notes on jailhouse interviews with a man charged in the 1957 kidnapping and murder of a 7-year-old girl.
Late Wednesday afternoon, the Seattle man accused of the 1957 kidnapping and murder of a 7-year-old Sycamore girl was returned to Illinois to face the charges against him.
He insists he didn’t do it, but suspect in a 1957 murder in Sycamore is willingly coming back to Illinois to face charges here.
The Washington state man newly charged in the 1957 murder of a 7-year-old Sycamore girl is fighting extradition.
Prosecutors and investigators are to hold a news conference in Sycamore this afternoon to release more information about their case against a defendant in a 54-year-old murder case.
In an extensive interview with The Associated Press, Jack Daniel McCullough, 71, says he was not in Sycamore at the time Maria Ridulph was abducted from the small Illinois town where he once lived.
The Seattle man charged with the murder of a 7-year-old girl more than half a century ago says he didn’t do it, and he has an ironclad alibi.
A Seattle man arrested in the 1957 killing of a girl in Sycamore has been charged with being a fugitive, as authorities attempt to have him returned to Illinois to face murder charges.
Jack Daniel McCullough was charged last week in Illinois with murdering 7-year-old Maria Ridulph, who was abducted while playing with a friend near her home in Sycamore, about 50 miles west of Chicago.
The 71-year-old Seattle man charged in Maria Ridulph’s death did not make a scheduled court appearance Saturday; the judge suggested health issues were to blame.
Maria Ridulph was abducted and slain more than 50 years ago in Sycamore, Ill. Now authorities say a man is in custody in Washington state and awaits extradition to Illinois.