CHICAGO (CBS) — A man acquitted in the gruesome murder of a 2-year-old boy is now suing the City of Chicago.
Kamel Harris was released from Cook County Jail last year after spending 2.5 years in lockup awaiting trial.READ MORE: New Executive Order Gives More Access To Victims In Alleged Police Misconduct Cases In Chicago
Harris has now filed a lawsuit seeking $2 million from the city.READ MORE: Three Teens Under 16 Arrested After Carjacking, Police Pursuit From Chicago To Indiana
He was accused in the death of 2-year-old Kyrian Knox.
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The toddler’s dismembered body parts were found dumped in the Garfield Park Lagoon back in 2015.