Christopher Vaughn's Lawyer Skips Murder Hearing

04/14/2011 09:16 am ET | Updated Jun 14, 2011
  • Joseph Hosey | Email the Author | April 12, 2011 Shorewood, IL Patch

A half-dozen relatives of slain mother Kimberly Vaughn made the five-hour trip from the St. Louis area to Joliet for a crucial hearing in the murder case against her husband, Christopher Vaughn.

But the lawyer for the allegedly murderous husband stayed back in Missouri, making the family's journey a waste.

Prosecutors were poised to push for emails written by Kimberly Vaughn to be used as evidence against Christopher Vaughn, 37, said Charles B. Pelkie, the spokesman for the Will County State's Attorney's Office.

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