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Raymond Harris

Raymond Harris is charged with first-degree murder and robbery. (Photo: Chicago Police Dept.)

Man Indicted For Killing Elderly Woman, Proposing With Rings He Stole

A parolee was indicted on murder charges Wednesday for allegedly beating and robbing an elderly nurse in Bridgeport, then using the dead woman’s engagement and wedding rings to propose to his girlfriend.

12/07/2011

Raymond Harris, 36, is charged with first-degree murder and robbery in the beating death of Virginia Perillo, 73, in her garage in Bridgeport on Oct. 22, 2011. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Murder Suspect Accused Of Using Victim’s Rings To Propose To Girlfriend

A Carpentersville man allegedly beat an elderly woman to death in her garage last month and then used the victim’s engagement and wedding rings to propose to his girlfriend.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2011