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Corey Fox, Convicted Killer, In Trouble For 'Pro-Life' Newborn Sketch

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An undated photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows inmate Corey Fox. Sherree Daczewitz was awarded $13 million in her 2006 lawsuit against Fox and prison officials over her son Joshua Daczewitz's February 2004 prison strangling while a cellmate of Fox's. Daczewitz alleged that the state Department of Corrections and officials at the maximum-security Menard Correctional Center in southern Illinois should have known the risk Fox posed to her son but recklessly ignored the th | AP

TAMMS, Ill. — An imprisoned convicted killer is under scrutiny by Illinois prison officials over whether one of his drawings depicting a newborn in an incubator should be used to raise funds for a pregnancy center.

The Belleville News-Democrat () says the Illinois Department of Corrections has written up Corey Fox for distributing or posting written materials, or engaging in an unauthorized business venture. http://bit.ly/w2ThJu

At issue is whether the drawing by the inmate at the Tamms Correctional Center should be allowed to be reproduced on T-shirts benefiting the Elgin-based TLC Pregnancy Center. Fox's supporters say he never sought to profit from the drawing.

The corrections department acknowledges the investigation but won't elaborate.

Fox is serving a life sentence in a Madison County stabbing death. He also pleaded guilty to strangling a cellmate.