Illinois: jury finds man guilty of boy’s death in drunken drive home, over fence, into trees; boy’s family still holds cop responsible too for letting man drive

From Herald-News
Cecil Conner alone was to blame for the death of his girlfriend’s 5-year-old son last spring, a Will County jury decided Tuesday night, in spite of a fervent defense that tried to fault a Chicago Heights police officer. 
Jurors found Conner guilty of two counts of aggravated drunken driving for causing the May 10 crash on Steger Road near Carpenter Street in Steger. Michael Langford Jr. was killed after Conner slammed the red Chevrolet Cavalier into a tree, through a fence and into another tree, uprooting it. ….MORE

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