Despite pleas for leniency from family and friends, an Illinois Circuit Court judge sentenced Bonnie Liltz to four years in prison Wednesday for drugging and killing her disabled 28-year-old daughter in a failed murder-suicide attempt nearly a year ago, according to her defense attorney.
The first thing Jack McCullough did as a free man was order a slice of pizza. For years, he'd practically drool every time a pizza commercial came on the tiny television in his cell at Illinois' Pontiac Correctional Center, where he was serving a life term for a 1957 cold case murder he's always insisted he didn't commit.
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