CHICAGO (AP) — Three people accused in the beating death of the son of a former Chicago Fire Department chief have pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The three, 20-year-old Jonathon Owens, 33-year-old Stacy Krisik, both of Evergreen Park, and 26-year-old Jessica Doherty of Chicago on Thursday entered pleas to first-degree murder, aggravated kidnapping, kidnapping and unlawful restraint in Cook County Circuit Court.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Illinois: Full List Of Mass Vaccination Sites With More To Open Thursday; 2,104 New Coronavirus Cases, 44 More Deaths
Prosecutors say on March 23, the three severely beat David Chikerotis in an apartment in the Chicago suburb of Evergreen Park. The 31-year-old Chikerotis was taken unresponsive to a hospital and died two days later.READ MORE: Lightfoot, CPD Announce Changes To Search Warrant Policies; Police To Begin Tracking Wrong Raids Resulting From Faulty Information
David Chikerotis worked as a set designer on “Chicago Fire.” His father, retired Chicago Fire Chief Steve Chikerotis, serves as a technical adviser on the show and occasionally appears as the Steve Walker character.MORE NEWS: Family Praying For Recovery Of 11-Year-Old Ny-Andra Dyer, Shot In The Face At West Pullman Gas Station; 'I Just Need A Miracle'
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