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Christopher Kelly Death

Blago Confidante Christopher Kelly's Dying Words Before Overdose: 'Tell Them They Won'

Chicago Tribune | John Chase | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As Christopher Kelly was being treated for a fatal overdose, the political fundraiser who was being pressured to testify against ex- Gov. Rod Blagojev...

Blagojevich Attends Friend's Funeral, Rips Prosecutors He Blames For The Death

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — To hear ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich tell it, his war with federal prosecutors now has a casualty. In the days since a friend...

Blago Friend Christopher Kelly Took Rat Poison, But Killed By Aspirin: Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times | MARK J. KONKOL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chris Kelly ingested rat poison and an "extraordinarily large dose of aspirin," a source told the Chicago Sun-Times....

Key Blagojevich Aide Killed Himself: Police

AP | MIKE ROBINSON and SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

COUNTRY CLUB HILLS, Ill. — The former chief fundraiser for ousted Gov. Rod Blagojevich tried to commit suicide last week after pleading guilty t...

Christopher Kelly May Have Taken Rat Poison In Possible Suicide Attempt

Chicago Tribune | Jeff Coen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Christopher Kelly placed a mattress in a rented trailer at a suburban lumber yard Friday night, set up photographs of his children around it, then ing...

Blagojevich To Attend Christopher Kelly's Funeral

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rod and Patti Blagojevich plan to attend the funeral of the former governor's close friend and aide on Wednesday. Christopher Kelly, 51, died Saturda...

Christopher Kelly, Key Blagojevich Confidante, OD'd Before Death: Mayor

AP | MIKE ROBINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The investigation into the death of the former chief fundraiser for ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich intensified on Sunday as medi...

Blagojevich: 'Pressure' Behind 'My Friend Chris Kelly's Death'

Chicago Tribune | Stacy St. Clair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich today said prosecutors trying to pressure his friend and former fundraiser Christoper Kelly to testify against Blagojevich...