There is a potential settlement more than 10 years after the death of David Koschman at the hands of a member of former Mayor Richard Daley’s family.
R.J. Vanecko punched David Koschman of Mount Prospect, in the face in a drunken confrontation early on April 25, 2004. Koschman fell, hit his head on a curb and died 11 days later of brain injuries.
Richard R.J. Vanecko, a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, pleaded guilty on Friday a single count of involuntary manslaughter in the 2004 death of David Koschman, and apologized to Koschman’s mother in court.
The grand jury looking into the conduct of police and prosecutors in a case involving a nephew of former Mayor Daley has ended its work – and no new indictments will be issued.
New court papers suggest Chicago Police may have left out key information in a report about an incident involving a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley in which another man died after being punched.