Third man sentenced in CTA platform fight that led to electrocution death

The third of four men convicted of murder after a fight on a CTA
platform led to the electrocution death of Daniel McKenzie has been
sentenced to 28 years in prison.

Maurice Evans, a 25-year-old Near West Side man, was sentenced Thursday, according to a Tribune report.
He had faced a maximum of 60 years in prison. Evans and three other men
kicked and beat McKenzie after a fight on a Red Line moved to the
Roosevelt platform. McKenzie fell onto the third rail and died during
the fracas.

From the Tribune:

“Brothers Clint and Martell Johnson, who were also a part of the beating,
were sentenced to 20 and 21 years in prison respectively.

fourth man, Antwaun Thompson, 29, who was convicted in a separate murder
trial that coincided with Evans’, is scheduled to be sentenced next

I’m happy to see the convictions and long sentences.

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