Images after Degorski life sentence

 
 
  • Patricia Degorski, mother of James Degorski, talks to the media after a sentence of life in prison without parole was decided for her son.

    Patricia Degorski, mother of James Degorski, talks to the media after a sentence of life in prison without parole was decided for her son. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Patricia Degorski, mother of James Degorski, talks to the media after a sentence of life in prison without parole was decided for her son.

    Patricia Degorski, mother of James Degorski, talks to the media after a sentence of life in prison without parole was decided for her son. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Patricia Degorski, mother of James Degorski, talks to the media after a sentence of life in prison without parole was decided for her son.

    Patricia Degorski, mother of James Degorski, talks to the media after a sentence of life in prison without parole was decided for her son. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Diane Clayton, mother of Marcus Nellsen, weeps after a sentence of life in prison without parole was decided for her son's killer, James Degorski.

    Diane Clayton, mother of Marcus Nellsen, weeps after a sentence of life in prison without parole was decided for her son's killer, James Degorski. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Kathy Degorski, sister of James Degorski, walks out of the courthouse after a sentence of life in prison without parole was decided for her brother.

    Kathy Degorski, sister of James Degorski, walks out of the courthouse after a sentence of life in prison without parole was decided for her brother. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Patricia Degorski departs the Cook County Courthouse in Chicago after a jury sentenced her son James to life in prison for his conviction in the Brown's Chicken and Pasta Restaurant murders in Palatine, Ill., in 1993.

    Patricia Degorski departs the Cook County Courthouse in Chicago after a jury sentenced her son James to life in prison for his conviction in the Brown's Chicken and Pasta Restaurant murders in Palatine, Ill., in 1993. Associated Press

  • Wisconsin State Rep. Jennifer Shilling, center, is flanked by her sisters, Dana Sampson, left, and Joy Ehlenfeldt, right, as they talk to reporters after a jury sentenced James Degorski to life in prison.

    Wisconsin State Rep. Jennifer Shilling, center, is flanked by her sisters, Dana Sampson, left, and Joy Ehlenfeldt, right, as they talk to reporters after a jury sentenced James Degorski to life in prison. Associated Press

  • Family members of victims killed at the Brown's Chicken in Jan. 1993 embrace during a press conference after James Degorski received a sentence of life in prison.

    Family members of victims killed at the Brown's Chicken in Jan. 1993 embrace during a press conference after James Degorski received a sentence of life in prison. George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Jurors Alex Drott and Cynthia Rathburn, in the far right, speak during a press conference after James Degorski received a sentence of life in prison without parole on Tuesday in Chicago.

    Jurors Alex Drott and Cynthia Rathburn, in the far right, speak during a press conference after James Degorski received a sentence of life in prison without parole on Tuesday in Chicago. George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Family members of victims on Tuesday listen during a press conference at the Cook County Courthouse in Chicago.

    Family members of victims on Tuesday listen during a press conference at the Cook County Courthouse in Chicago. George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Ann Ehlenfeldt, far left, sister of victim Richard Ehlenfeldt, speaks during a press conference with other victims' family members at the Cook County Courthouse on Tuesday.

    Ann Ehlenfeldt, far left, sister of victim Richard Ehlenfeldt, speaks during a press conference with other victims' family members at the Cook County Courthouse on Tuesday. George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Ann Ehlenfeldt, sister of victim Richard Ehlenfeldt, speaks during a press conference with other victims' family members at the Cook County Courthouse on Tuesday.

    Ann Ehlenfeldt, sister of victim Richard Ehlenfeldt, speaks during a press conference with other victims' family members at the Cook County Courthouse on Tuesday. George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Jurors Alex Drott and Cynthia Rathburn, in the far right, speak during a press conference after James Degorski received a sentence of life in prison without parole on Tuesday in Chicago.

    Jurors Alex Drott and Cynthia Rathburn, in the far right, speak during a press conference after James Degorski received a sentence of life in prison without parole on Tuesday in Chicago. George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Mary Jane Crow, right, sister of victim Michael Castro, speaks during a press conference at the Cook County Courthouse in Chicago on Tuesday.

    Mary Jane Crow, right, sister of victim Michael Castro, speaks during a press conference at the Cook County Courthouse in Chicago on Tuesday. George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Mary Jane Crow, right, sister of victim Michael Castro, speaks during a press conference at the Cook County Courthouse in Chicago on Tuesday.

    Mary Jane Crow, right, sister of victim Michael Castro, speaks during a press conference at the Cook County Courthouse in Chicago on Tuesday. George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Anita Alvarez , Cook County State's Attorney, speaks during a press conference after James Degorski received a sentence of life in prison without parole for the Palatine Brown's Chicken murders of Jan. 8, 1993.

    Anita Alvarez , Cook County State's Attorney, speaks during a press conference after James Degorski received a sentence of life in prison without parole for the Palatine Brown's Chicken murders of Jan. 8, 1993. George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Mary Jane Crow, right, sister of victim Michael Castro, speaks during a press conference at the Cook County Courthouse in Chicago on Tuesday.

    Mary Jane Crow, right, sister of victim Michael Castro, speaks during a press conference at the Cook County Courthouse in Chicago on Tuesday. George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Diane Clayton, mother of Palatine Brown's Chicken murder victim Marcus Nellsen, speaks during a press conference Tuesday after James Degorski received a sentence of life in prison without parole.

    Diane Clayton, mother of Palatine Brown's Chicken murder victim Marcus Nellsen, speaks during a press conference Tuesday after James Degorski received a sentence of life in prison without parole. George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Mary Nunez, left, holds hands with her mother Diane Clayton, right, as they lead a group of victims' family members to a news conference after a jury sentenced James Degorski to life in prison.

    Mary Nunez, left, holds hands with her mother Diane Clayton, right, as they lead a group of victims' family members to a news conference after a jury sentenced James Degorski to life in prison. Associated Press

  • Javier Maldonado, left, is consoled in the back of the room by his girlfriend Zyanya Fuentes in Chicago during a news conference after a jury sentenced James Degorski to life in prison.

    Javier Maldonado, left, is consoled in the back of the room by his girlfriend Zyanya Fuentes in Chicago during a news conference after a jury sentenced James Degorski to life in prison. Associated Press

  • Jury foreman Cynthia Rathburn responds to a question after her jury sentenced James Degorski to life in prison for his involvement in Brown's Chicken and Pasta Restaurant murders of January 1993.

    Jury foreman Cynthia Rathburn responds to a question after her jury sentenced James Degorski to life in prison for his involvement in Brown's Chicken and Pasta Restaurant murders of January 1993. Associated Press

  • Diane Clayton, seated, talks to reporters with her daughter Mary Nunez in Chicago after a jury sentenced James Degorski to life in prison.

    Diane Clayton, seated, talks to reporters with her daughter Mary Nunez in Chicago after a jury sentenced James Degorski to life in prison. Associated Press

  • Jury foreman Cynthia Rathburn, right, listens to fellow juror Alex Drott after their jury sentenced James Degorski to life in prison .

    Jury foreman Cynthia Rathburn, right, listens to fellow juror Alex Drott after their jury sentenced James Degorski to life in prison . Associated Press

  • Wisconsin State Rep. Jennifer Shilling talks to reporters Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009 in Chicago after a jury sentenced James Degorski to life in prison.

    Wisconsin State Rep. Jennifer Shilling talks to reporters Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009 in Chicago after a jury sentenced James Degorski to life in prison. Associated Press

  • Diane Clayton, mother of Marcus Nellsen, speaks about her son during an interview on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, James Degorski was sentenced to life in prison for killing Nellsen and six others at Brown's Chicken in Palatine in January 1993.

    Diane Clayton, mother of Marcus Nellsen, speaks about her son during an interview on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, James Degorski was sentenced to life in prison for killing Nellsen and six others at Brown's Chicken in Palatine in January 1993. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Diane Clayton, mother of Marcus Nellsen, speaks about her son during an interview on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, James Degorski was sentenced to life in prison for killing Nellsen and six others at Brown's Chicken in Palatine in January 1993.

    Diane Clayton, mother of Marcus Nellsen, speaks about her son during an interview on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, James Degorski was sentenced to life in prison for killing Nellsen and six others at Brown's Chicken in Palatine in January 1993. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Robert Mennes, brother of Thomas Mennes, speaks about his brother during an interview on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, James Degorski was sentenced to life in prison for killing Mennes and six others at Brown's Chicken in Palatine in January 1993.

    Robert Mennes, brother of Thomas Mennes, speaks about his brother during an interview on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, James Degorski was sentenced to life in prison for killing Mennes and six others at Brown's Chicken in Palatine in January 1993. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

Published: 10/20/2009 10:56 PM | Updated: 10/20/2009 10:57 PM