Thursday, December 20, 2007

No bond for 3rd U. of C. suspect

December 16, 2007
BY DAVE NEWBART <> Staff Reporter

A third suspect charged in the murder of a University of Chicago
graduate student was ordered held without bond Saturday.

Benjamin Williams, 21, of Dolton, was alleged to have acted as a scout
and lookout for a group of teens involved in a series of robberies Nov.
18 near the U. of C. campus.

Authorities said he was one of five people involved. The other two
remain uncharged.

Williams allegedly helped identify potential victims and then watched
out for police. Authorities said he admitted his role in the spree.

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