Third Man Gets Life For Fatal Shooting Of Off-Duty Cop During Failed RobberyA third man was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for the 2010 murder of off-duty Chicago Police officer Thomas Wortham IV.
Third Defendant Convicted In 2010 Shooting Death Of Off-Duty CopJurors found that although Marcus Floyd did not pull the trigger, he was legally responsible for Thomas Wortham IV's killing because he joined his cousin in attempting to rob the off-duty officer.
Trial Begins For Man Charged With Killing Off-Duty Chicago Police OfficerMarcus Floyd, 24, is the third and final person to be tried for Thomas Wortham IV’s murder during a failed armed robbery in 2010.
Psychologist: Alleged Cop Killer Suffers From AmnesiaRobert Hanlon said when he interviewed Marcus Floyd at Cook County Jail, he noticed Floyd showed signs of having “memory impairment.” As other mental health experts have found, Floyd has no recollection of the night Chicago Police Officer Thomas Wortham VI was murdered, according to Hanlon.
Jury To Determine If Alleged Cop Killer Fit For TrialMarcus Floyd, who was shot and severely wounded during the deadly incident, maintains he has “retrograde amnesia” and cannot recall the chain of events that sent him to the emergency room on May 19, 2010.
Two Sentenced To Life In Prison For Cop's Murder As Cameras Allowed In Cook County Courtroom For First TimeTwo men convicted of killing a Chicago police officer were sentenced to life in prison in the first instance of cameras being allowed in a Cook County courtroom.
Sentencing In Cop's Murder To Be First Test Of Cameras In Cook County CourtroomFor the first time in Cook County, cameras will be allowed inside a criminal courtroom, when a judge sentences two men convicted of killing a Chicago police officer.