Terry Bell Jr.

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle

Preckwinkle Calls For Probe Of Teen’s Death At Juvenile Detention Center

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is calling for an independent investigation into the death of a 16-year-old boy at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

The Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center and Juvenile Court building. (Credit: CBS)

16-Year-Old Dies At Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center

A teenage inmate who collapsed and died while playing basketball at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Saturday had a history of high blood pressure and shouldn’t have been allowed to play, his grandmother said Sunday.

01/15/2012