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.”

07/26/2011

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.

06/29/2011