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Anthony Mertz for 2001 rape murder mutilatian Eastern Illinois University student Coles County. Feb. 27 2003

Anthony Mertz, for the 2001 rape, murder and mutilation of an Eastern Illinois University student in Coles County. Feb. 27, 2003

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Updated: May 4, 2011 4:46AM



■ Anthony Mertz, for the 2001 rape, murder and mutilation of an Eastern Illinois University student in Coles County. Feb. 27, 2003

■ Teodoro Baez, for killing two people and dismembering their bodies with a samurai sword after a 1999drug dispute in Cook County. March 9, 2004

■ Ricardo Harris, for the 1999 murders of two employees and the wounding of two others during the robbery of an Oak Lawn liquor store. March 15, 2004

■ Cecil Sutherland, for the 1987sexual assault and murder of a 10-year-old girl in Jefferson County. June 14, 2004

■ Andrew Urdiales, for the 1996murder of a 21-year-old Hammond, Ind., woman in Livingston County. May 24, 2004

■ Joseph Bannister, for shooting and wounding his former girlfriend and killing her sister in 2000 in Cook County. July 6, 2005

■ Paul Runge, for raping and murdering a Chicago woman and her 10-year-old daughter and setting them on fire in 1997. June 5, 2006

■ Dion Banks, for the 2001 murder of a woman in during a carjacking at the Ford City Mall. Banks previously had been sentenced to 25 years in prison for a 1985 murder. September 2006

■ Daniel Ramsey, for the 1996 rape and murder of one girl, shooting death of another girl and wounding of three other people in Hancock County. May 23, 2007.

■ Rodney Adkins, for the 2003 murder of an Oak Park woman during a home invasion and burglary. Aug. 7, 2007.

■ Eric Hanson, for the 2005 quadruple murders of his parents, sister and brother-in-law in their homes in Naperville and Aurora. Feb. 27, 2008

■ Gary Pate, for the 2006 murders of his wife and stepdaughter in White County. March 21, 2008

■ David A. Damm, for the October 2006 murder of a 13-year-old Iowa girl he had been sexually abusing in Jo Daviess County. Oct. 15, 2008

■ Brian Dugan, for the 1983 rape and murder of 10-year-old Jeanine Nicarico, abducted from her Naperville home. Dec. 16, 2009

■ Edward Tenney, for the 1992 murder of an Aurora resident during a robbery that netted $6. March 9, 2010

Note: In most cases the arrival date is the formal sentencing date.



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