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Sunday, April 7, 2013

Grandma told grandson to kill grandfather

Bond for a 64-year-old woman who allegedly paid her grandson to kill her husband was set at $500,000 Saturday.

Janet Strickland of Chicago was charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of armed robbery with a firearm after her husband was fatally shot in the gangway near his home on the Far South Side while on his way to dialysis, police said.

William Strickland, 72, was shot six times in the back on March 2 while on his way to dialysis treatment in what police suspected to be a robbery.  More

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