‘Baby Joey’ Abernathy was beaten to death on Dec. 30, 1972. His mother’s boyfriend, Gary Warwick, was charged but they were dismissed in 1974. Joey’s mother in 2012 asked investigators to reopen the case, and Warwick was again charged with the little boy’s murder. The Illinois Supreme Court recently refused to hear an appeal that too much time had passed to properly defend Warwick, clearing the way for a trial.
‘Baby Joey’ Abernathy was beaten to death on Dec. 30, 1972. His mother’s boyfriend, Gary Warwick, was charged but they were dismissed in 1974. Joey’s mother in 2012 asked investigators to reopen the case, and Warwick was again charged with the little boy’s murder. The Illinois Supreme Court recently refused to hear an appeal that too much time had passed to properly defend Warwick, clearing the way for a trial. Provided
‘Baby Joey’ Abernathy was beaten to death on Dec. 30, 1972. His mother’s boyfriend, Gary Warwick, was charged but they were dismissed in 1974. Joey’s mother in 2012 asked investigators to reopen the case, and Warwick was again charged with the little boy’s murder. The Illinois Supreme Court recently refused to hear an appeal that too much time had passed to properly defend Warwick, clearing the way for a trial. Provided

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After 44 years, murdered baby’s mother deserves an answer

November 29, 2016 7:00 PM

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