Family of teen killed by man she met on Backpage.com fights back

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A man accused of killing a teenage girl he met on a controversial website appeared in court for a preliminary hearing Tuesday.

Anthony Rosales, 32, is accused of sexually assaulting and killing 16-year-old Desiree Robinson last year.

The teen's body was found in a garage in south suburban Markham on Christmas Eve.

Rosales met Robinson through the website Backpage.com.

Robinson's family has hired an attorney and plans to file a civil claim against the website, sighting gross negligence.

 

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