Russell Amos Jr.

Russell Amos Jr. of Joliet, 46, filed a lawsuit against Matthew Guzman and Christine Vukmir late last week.

Convicted Rapist Claims Prosecutors Ruined His Reputation

A southwest suburban man serving a 90-year prison sentence for a brutal rape, who’s also been arrested for other violent crimes and served time for kidnapping, says prosecutors are ruining his “good name.”


Mugshot of Russell Amos.  Amos was sentenced to 90 years after being convicted of aggravated sexual assault and home invasion. (credit: Joliet Police)

‘Monster’ Gets 90 Years For Brutal Rape

A man who prosecutors called a “monster” was sentenced to 90 years in prison for forcing his way into a woman’s home and brutally raping her two years ago.