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Death in Chicago a Sanctuary City : The Sad Saga of the Untimely Death of Denny Mcgurn in 2011
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One quiet Sunday afternoon, Pat McGurn receives a shocking recorded phone call from the Cook County jail in Illinois informing him that his brother's killer has been released from custody. Pat can't believe it. None of it makes sense. His brother, Denny, was run down, killed by not only a man who is an illegal alien but also a convicted felon—and now the man is walking free.
Death in Chicago is a narrative of Pat McGurn's brother's death and the glaring misdeeds of so called justice. Over the course of twenty-five days, Pat fights to keep Denny's killer behind bars, Denny had only been gone two months following the tragedy in Logan Square on Chicago's north side. How could the man responsible for his death be allowed to leave the country?
The deeper Pat digs into the case, the more he comes to realize the decision to release Denny's killer is completely political and orchestrated by the Cook County Board of Commissioners. He won't let them get away with blood on their hands—his brother's blood. He'll find a way to return justice with the help of Viet Nam Marine veterans.