(CBS) — There is a potential settlement more than 10 years after the death of David Koschman at the hands of a member of former Mayor Richard Daley’s family.
Koschman was 21 years old back in 2004 when he was punched in the face during a bar fight. He hit his head and died 11 days later.READ MORE: Kenosha Police Officer Rusten Sheskey Returns From Administrative Leave, Faces No Internal Discipline For Jacob Blake Shooting
Daley’s nephew, Richard Vanecko, who wasn’t charged until seven years after the incident, pleaded guilty to hitting Koschman and served 60 days in jail.READ MORE: Family Of Adam Toledo Reviews Police Body Camera Video Of Teen's Fatal Shooting
Koschman’s family says there was a cover-up in the case from the very beginning all because Vanecko was connected.
The city of Chicago is reportedly set to settle the case, paying Koschman’s mother $250,000.MORE NEWS: City Pausing Vaccination Program For Homebound Seniors, And Other Clinics That Rely On Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Amid Federal Review Of Blood Clots
The City Council’s finance committee is expected to consider the settlement on Tuesday.