CHICAGO (CBS) — The person convicted of driving the getaway automotive within the homicide of 15-year-oold honor pupil Hadiya Pendleton can be sentenced on Tuesday.
Kenneth Williams as discovered responsible of first-degree homicide again in August of 2018.
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A jury convicted one other man, Micheail Ward, of pulling the set off and killing 15-year-old Hadiya, who was an honors pupil and a drum majorette at King School Prep Excessive College, and.
She and a few classmates had gone to Vivian Gordon Harsh Park on the 4500 block of South Oakenwald Avenue on Jan. 29, 2013, and had been taking cowl from a rainstorm, when prosecutors stated Ward opened fireplace.
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Prosecutors stated Ward thought he was taking pictures at rival gang members. As a substitute, he killed Hadiya.
The taking pictures occurred per week after Hadiya had carried out together with her college band at President Barack Obama’s inauguration for his second time period in Washington. Coincidentally, Hadiya had additionally appeared in a public service announcement about gang violence in late 2008.
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Ward was sentenced to 84 years in jail in January 2019.