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R.J. Vanecko

Richard J. "R.J." Vanecko (Chicago Police Department)

Daley Nephew Completes Jail Term In 2004 Manslaughter Case

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.

04/14/2014

Richard J. "R.J." Vanecko (Chicago Police Department)

Daley Nephew Vanecko Pleads Guilty In Koschman Death

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.

01/31/2014

Richard Vanecko (left), a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, has been indicted for involuntary manslaughter in the 2004 death of David Koschman (right).

No New Indictments In Koschman Death Case

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.

09/19/2013

David Koschman

Report: Court Papers Say Daley’s Nephew Felt Guilty About Punching Man

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.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012