Richard “R.J.” Vanecko
The prosecutor who declined to charge former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s nephew in the killing of David Koschman — and apparently “threw away” the case file — has left the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.
A special prosecutor has released a report concluding there’s no evidence former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley or other family members sought to influence an investigation into the 2004 death of a man punched by Daley’s nephew.
Special prosecutor Dan K. Webb will release a 162-page report Tuesday morning that’s expected to shed light on whether clout kept police and prosecutors from charging Richard J. “R.J.” Vanecko, a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, with killing David Koschman.
Going forward, Cook County taxpayers won’t have to pay for work of a special prosecutor investigating why Chicago Police and Cook County prosecutors did not charge a nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley in the death of David Koschman.
A McHenry County judge will preside over the politically-charged involuntary manslaughter case against Richard “R.J.” Vanecko, a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, who is accused of killing David Koschman in 2004.
After a judge with ties to former Mayor Richard M. Daley recused himself from the involuntary manslaughter case against a Daley nephew, Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans is asking the state’s highest court to appoint a judge from outside the county.
The Koschman-Vanecko story has become a really big one.
A nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley has been indicted for involuntary manslaughter in the 2004 death of David Koschman.
A judge has named former U.S. Attorney Dan Webb as a special prosecutor to re-investigate the death of a man, after he was punched by the nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley.
A judge is set to rule Friday on whether to appoint a special prosecutor in a politically-charged case involving the nephew of retired Mayor Richard M. Daley.
The Better Government Association is urging the appointment of a special prosecutor to reinvestigate the case of David Koschman, who died after being punched by a nephew of retired Mayor Richard M. Daley.