Roseland mob death: Mothers of 2 Fenger suspects react

By Annie Sweeney
WGN News
Two South Side mothers on Monday confronted the brutal violence their sons are accused of as formal charges against the teens were filed and images of them allegedly beating and stomping to death another teenager made national news.

One tearfully said she could not bear to look at the video. The other regretfully acknowledged it was her son on the video depicting the fatal beating of Fenger High School student Derrion Albert, 16.
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Graphic video: Beating death of Derrion Albert captured

UPDATE: Four teenagers have been charged with first-degree murder in Derrion Albert’s beating death.

Silvanus Shannon, 19, Eugene Riley, 18, and Eric Carson, 16, all of Chicago, were charged as adults ordered held without bond. Eugene Bailey, 18, was also charged with first-degree murder and will appear in court Tuesday.

Prosecutors declared Albert an “innocent bystander” in the fight that led to his death. Full story and video.

$6,000 reward for clues in Roseland’s Derrion Albert death

Associated Press
CHICAGO — Six thousand dollars is being offered for information that leads to more arrests in the fatal beating of a 16-year-old Chicago honor student.

Four teens have already been charged in the death of Derrion Albert. They’re all being held without bond.
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Chicago: Teen beaten to death in Roseland mob fight

(CHICAGO) (WLS) — Authorities say 16-year-old Derrion Albert was walking from school in broad daylight when he was beaten to death.

It happened on Thursday in Chicago’s Roseland community on the far South Side in the 300-block of West 111th Street.

According to authorities, Derrion Albert was kicked, punched and beaten to death by several teens near the Agape Community Center.
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