Trial set for Daley’s nephew

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The nephew of former Mayor Daley will go to trial for the death of David Koschman’s next February, a judge ruled today.

A judge has set a trial date for February 18th.

Richard  Vanecko, is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Koschman.

Vanecko was apparently part of a drunken brawl on Rush Street eight years ago that included Koschman. During the altercation, Koschman was knocked to the street, hitting the back of his head. He died 11 days later.

A judge also set the deadline for pre-trial motions to be filed by November 25th and a pre-trial hearing for January 9th.

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  • JIM

    Where is the outrage from people the daley family has cost this city billions in your tax dollars. Not only with parking meters and meigs field but also with lawsuits with burge. dammit. Are you people sleep or awake this is a family of crooks starting with richard j he took away your gun rights in 1968. If this was a urban minority murder their would be a millions comments. The only way to a better city is to end the chicago political corruption machine.