McHenry County judge named in Daley nephew’s case

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

McHenry County Judge Maureen P. McIntyre was selected to preside over Richard Vanecko’s involuntary manslaughter trial.

Vanecko is former Mayor Daley’s nephew. He’s charged with punching David Koschman back in April 2004. Koschman fell to the street, hit his head head and died several days later.

McHenry County Chief Judge Michael J. Sullivan was asked to pick someone to oversee the trial because a Cook County judge had to recuse himself. He announced appointment of McIntyre in a one-page order released Friday afternoon.

McIntyre is currently the presiding judge of the court’s Family Division, hearing mostly cases of juvenile abuse and neglect, delinquency, and adoption. She was retained by voters in November to a six-year term. She has been on the bench in McHenry County since 1996.

The Chicago Tribune contributed to this report.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s