Kelli O’Laughlin

John Wilson Jr. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Ex-Con Gets 160 Years For Murder Of Suburban Teen

A jury in September found John Wilson Jr. guilty in the murder of Kelli O’Laughlin. Prosecutors said the 14-year-old Lyons Township High School freshman interrupted Wilson as he was burglarizing her Indian Head Park home.


Kelli O'Laughlin (Courtesy: O'Laughlin Family)

Ex-Con Found Guilty In Murder Of Southwest Suburban Teen

Kelli O’Laughlin was killed after police say she interrupted John Wilson Jr. burglarizing her family’s home.


John Wilson Jr. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Mother Reads Texts She Received From Phone Of Murdered Daughter In Court

Chilling text messages were revealed in court Wednesday in the murder trial of John Wilson Jr.


Kelli O'Laughlin (Courtesy: O'Laughlin Family)

Trial Set To Begin For Man Charged With Killing Kelli O’Laughlin

John Wilson, Jr. is accused of stabbing to death 14-year old Kelli O’Laughlin. Her family told CBS 2 they are relieved the trial is about to start.


Kelli O'Laughlin's 15th birthday was celebrated by friends and family at an outdoor ceremony Monday. (CBS)

Suburb Remembers Teen Whose Life Was Cut Short

It would have been Kelli O’Laughlin’s 15th birthday had she not been murdered late last year at her Indian Head Park home. Her friends and family remembered her Monday in joyful terms, CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.


John Wilson Jr. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Psychiatric Evaluation Ordered For Teenage Girl’s Alleged Killer

The man charged with stabbing a 14-year-old girl to death in southwest suburban Indian Head Park last year has reportedly been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

Kelli O'Laughlin (Courtesy: O'Laughlin Family)

Peers Hold Tennis Fundraiser To Remember Slain Teen

Organizers held the event at Kelli O’Laughlin’s tennis club to raise money in her honor. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.


John Wilson Jr. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Teen’s Alleged Killer: A History Of Incarceration, Aliases

The 38-year-old accused of killing Kelli O’Laughlin has an extensive arrest and incarceration record. In fact, he’s spent only three of the past 17 years a free man, CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.


Kelli O'Laughlin (Courtesy: O'Laughlin Family)

Community Comes Together One Last Time For Kelli O’Laughlin

Family and friends paid their final respects to 14-year-old Kelli O’Laughlin Friday, as a suspect prepared to appear in court on charges that he stabbed her to death in her Indian Head Park home.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011

John Wilson Jr.

Man Charged With Killing 14-Year-Old Girl In Indian Head Park

Authorities have charged a parolee in the grisly murder of 14-year-old Kelli O’Laughlin in Indian Head Park.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011

Kelli O'Laughlin (Courtesy: O'Laughlin Family)

Sheriff ‘Very Confident’ Police Have Killer Of Indian Head Park Girl

Police signaled Thursday night they have in custody the person responsible for last week’s stabbing death of a 14-year-old girl in Indian Head Park.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011