Murdered Menard Inmate Laid To RestChicago, IL -- The inmate killed at Menard prison at Chester has been laid to rest. Jason Hall's family remembered him as a loving man with a great sense of humor and a contagious smile in a funeral service last night. Hall was killed by his cellmate on January 31st. He was serving a 13 year sentence for aggravated vehicle hijacking with a weapon. Union workers say violence is up behind prison doors and they expect more murders unless something is done about overcrowding soon.
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Police Beat for Friday, December 19th, 2014