The Burr Oak Cemetery Defendants have pleaded not guilty to body desecration and other charges. In court without shackles this week the three jailed suspects appeared in orange jump suits.The four defendants are due back in Court on 9.25.09
This criminal case is not expected to go to trial for about a year.
From the Huffington Post.com
Four former cemetery workers pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges accusing them of digging up bodies at a historic suburban Chicago graveyard in order to resell the burial plots.
During a brief hearing, attorneys for the four defendants entered the pleas. All four indicated that they understood the charges against them. They are Carolyn Towns, 49, Keith Nicks, 45, and Terrence Nicks, 39 – all from Chicago, and all in custody. The fourth defendant, Maurice Dailey, 59, of Robbins, is out on bail.
There are some significant things here to be mentioned. The second to last hearing on the Burr Oak Cemetery is Thursday 9.10.09 Thursday, September 10th, 2009 – 2-4PM – Chicago, Thompson Center, Room 16-503.
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