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Special Prosecutor To Re-examine Case Of Koschman, Daley Nephew

04/06/2012 05:52 pm ET

A special prosecutor will re-examine the April 2004 death of David Koschman, who died of brain injuries after being punched in the face by Richard J. “R.J.” Vanecko, a nephew of then-Mayor Richard M. Daley, a judge ruled Friday, declaring: “The system has failed David Koschman.”

Cook County Circuit Judge Michael Toomin had harsh words for the way the Chicago Police Department and the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office handled the poltically charged investigation.

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