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Special prosecutor report in Koschman case coming Tuesday

Former U.S. Attorney Dan Webb talks mediRolling Meadows Courthouse Friday Jan. 31 2014. | Brian O'Mahoney/For Sun-Times Media

Former U.S. Attorney, Dan Webb talks to the media at the Rolling Meadows Courthouse on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. | Brian O'Mahoney/For Sun-Times Media

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Updated: March 3, 2014 12:49AM



Special prosecutor Dan K. Webb on Tuesday morning will release a 162-page report that’s expected to shed light on whether clout kept police and prosecutors from charging Richard J. “R.J.” Vanecko, a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, with killing of David Koschman.

Webb’s report was filed under seal five months ago while Vanecko, 39, was awaiting trial for involuntary manslaughter.

Vanecko pleaded guilty Friday, admitting he punched Koschman in the face during a drunken confrontation outside the late-night bars along Division Street on April 25, 2004, leading to Koschman’s death 11 days later.

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