Daniel Kralik sentenced to 26 years for strangling his girlfriend, Victoria McManus, during heated argument in 2014

By JORDAN OWEN Chicago Sun-Times Wire A man has been sentenced to 26 years in prison for strangling his girlfriend, Victoria A. McManus, nearly three years ago at their Humboldt Park neighborhood apartment. Daniel Kralik, 34, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree murder Monday before Judge Stanley Sacks, according to Cook County court records. … Read more →

WEEK IN REVIEW: Five murdered throughout Chicago

BY MICHAEL LANSU Homicide Watch Chicago Editor Five people were murdered throughout Chicago last week, including a 3-year-old girl killed during a possible home invasion. The murders included at least two shootings, a beating and a strangulation. The city went more than six full days without a fatal shooting — the longest stretch of 2014. … Read more →

Prosecutors: Victoria McManus found strangled in her Humboldt Park bedroom with pillow over her face

Daniel Kralik / Photo from Chicago Police BY SUSAN DU Homicide Watch Chicago Daniel Kralik was ordered held on $1 million bond Thursday for allegedly strangling his girlfriend in her Humboldt Park apartment early Wednesday with her roommate in another room. Kralik, 31, had been dating Victoria McManus for two years, and the couple had … Read more →

Daniel Kralik charged with murder for strangulation of Victoria McManus in Humboldt Park area

Daniel Kralik / Photo from Chicago Police Daniel Kralik has been charged with murder for allegedly strangling his girlfriend during a domestic incident at her Humboldt Park neighborhood home. Kralik, 31, is accused of killing Victoria A. McManus in her home in the 1200 block of North Rockwell Street, authorities said. Kralik was arrested and … Read more →

Daniel Kralik

  • Arrested: May 14, 2014
  • Age: 31
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: White

Suspected in the May 14, 2014 death of Victoria McManus.

Photo credit: Daniel Kralik / Photo from Chicago Police