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By Eric Ortiz
The wife of Jason Van Dyke, a former Chicago policeman who was sentenced to death by a teenager, Lacan McDonald, stated that her husband was subjected to a " how he was suddenly transferred to a non-government item.
"We all were scared and afraid for Jason's life," Tiffany Van Dyke said in an interview with The Chicago Sun-Times on Wednesday. "Jason just wants to serve as a punishment, he does not want any problems. I hope that the prison staff will take steps to fix it immediately."
Tiffany Van Dyke, who is planning to hold a press conference on Thursday morning to condemn the attack, said that it happened at the Federal Penitentiary Institution in Dunbur, Connecticut, in a low-security arena where both both men and women. (High-ranking names, including singer Laurin Hill and late hotel mogul Leon Helmsley, were there there for tax problems.)
40-year-old Jason Van Dyke was in an unknown statehood in Illinois. On January 1
But he was transferred to Connecticut last week, which his seven lawyers did not know either day or two, according to Sun-Times
Although Jason Van Dyke was in isolation in Illinois, He was placed in a general population in Connecticut and was beaten up in the cell for about four hours after his arrival, his lawyers informed.
They said they received an anonymous call from a fellow prisoner who said he was worried about the security of a former officer, said Sun-Times.
Jason Van Dyke, who is white, shot MacDonald, who was black, 16 times during a meeting on Chicago Street in O October 2014. The incident was recorded on the dashboard police cell, causing racist tension, federal investigations and political upheaval in the city.
The last time a Chicago policeman was sentenced to death for murder was over 50 years ago
Prosecutors were looking for a minimum of 18 years to be shot, but the judge's verdict was based on the calculation of the second-degree murder conviction, rather than the 16 points of the battery who would have had more time in jail. . Eric Ortiz, writer of the NBC News headquarters, focuses on racial injustice and social inequality, on Monday, the Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raul claims to challenge a judge's verdict