Three men and two teenage boys were killed -- and at least 26 other people suffered violent injuries -- during an especially bloody 48-hour period.I never understood why people elected Richie Daley in the first place, and given that he has overseen the city become the murder capital of America, it is hard to understand why they keep voting for him.
This doesn't count one death.
Additionally, police responded about 4:30 a.m. Saturday to 2847 W. Washington Blvd. and found the body of a burned female in an alley. A Sunday autopsy determined she died of blunt head trauma and assault and the death was ruled a homicide, according to the medical examiner’s office, which said she remained unidentified Sunday afternoon.Friday night isn't really part of the weekend, after all.
It was not immediately known when the female was attacked or burned, and her death is not reflected in the weekend violence total.