Park Forest Cop Acquitted In 2013 Death Of 95-Year-Old ManA Cook County judge has acquitted a Park Forest police officer of reckless conduct charges in the death of an elderly man who became combative with paramedics at a nursing home a year and a half ago.
Officer Who Fatally Shot 95-Year-Old With Beanbag Gun Faces Verdict Feb. 6A Cook County judge who presided over the trial of a suburban Chicago police officer who shot and killed a 95-year-old World War II veteran with a beanbag gun says he will announce his verdict next month.
Cop: Shooting Nursing Home Patient, 95, Was NecessaryCraig Taylor, facing a charge of reckless conduct, hit John Wrana with four bean bag rounds from a 12-gauge shotgun when the elderly man became unruly and threatened officers, he says.
Expert On Police Tactics Testifies In Wrana TrialGood cop just doing his job or a rogue police officer responsible for the death of a 95-year-old man? The question will be answered in a Markham courtroom.
Trial Underway For Cop Charged In Death Of WWII VeteranPark Forest Police Officer Craig Taylor has been charged with a single count of reckless conduct in the death of World War II veteran John Wrana
Trial Set To Begin For Cop Charged In WWII Vet's DeathOfficer Craig Taylor shot 95-year-old John Wrana with multiple bean bag rounds inside an assisted living facility in the summer of 2013, while police were trying to subdue Wrana.
Lawyer: Cop's Trial For Fatal Shooting Of WWII Vet Unlikely This YearDefense attorney Terry Ekl said he didn’t see a trial date being set before Christmas. He said the case “should be tried rapidly so everyone can move on, move on with their lives,” and that Park Forest police officer Craig Taylor is “anxious to get it over with.”
Family Files Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Park Forest After Death Of WWII VetA federal civil rights lawsuit has been filed against the Village of Park Forest and six police officers - following the death of a 95-year-old resident of an assisted living center almost a year ago.
Park Forest Cop Pleads Not Guilty In WWII Vet's DeathA Park Forest police officer has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges in connection with the death of a 95-year-old man at a suburban senior facility last year.
Suburban Cop Charged In Death Of 95-Year-Old WWII VetA suburban police officer has been charged with reckless conduct, in the death of a 95-year-old World War II veteran who was shocked with a stun gun and shot with beanbag rounds at a Park Forest nursing home last year.
Family Still Wants Answers From Police After Man, 95, Dies From Beanbag RoundIt was a month and a half ago when a 95-year-old World War Two veteran was tased and then shot with a beanbag round by Park Forest police. He died later.
State Police Probe Death Of Elderly Man Shot By CopsIllinois State Police have launched an investigation into why police in Park Forest shot a 95-year-old man with a bean bag round, leading to the man’s death.