Twenty-three-year-old man charged with murder in baseball bat be

Comments:  | Leave A Comment

Assailant is arrainged on his 23rd birthday. He is on parole

(AP) _ A man on parole for a weapons conviction has been charged in connection with the beating death of a Chicago teenager during a melee that erupted after a weekend party.

Authorities say Nathaniel Tucker is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 18-year-old Albert Vaughn on Saturday. Police say officers chased Tucker after the attack and arrested him in a building less than a block from the scene of the fight.

Cook County state’s attorney spokesman Andy Conklin says Tucker has a bond hearing scheduled later in the day. It’s his 23rd birthday.

Illinois Department of Correction records show Tucker is on parole for a 2005 conviction for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. He was sentenced to three years in prison in that case, and his parole was scheduled to end in June 2009.

______ Copyright 2008 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.



blog comments powered by Disqus

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 390 other followers