Four-time felon gets 8 years for drunken car crash that killed Marisol Mercado in 2013 in West Garfield Park

By JORDAN OWEN Chicago Sun-Times Wire A West Side man who shot someone before starting a police chase that left 35-year-old Marisol Mercado dead three years ago in West Garfield Park has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Jaime “James” D. Brown, 36, pleaded guilty Thursday to aggravated DUI in an accident causing death … Read more →

Man held on $500,000 bond in death of Northwest Side woman

A Chicago man with four prior felony convictions and a suspended driver’s license was ordered held on $500,000 bond Monday, charged in the death of a Northwest Side woman killed when the man’s car slammed into hers. Prosecutors said James Brown, 34, was drunk when he shot a man who he had been arguing with … Read more →

James Brown

  • Arrested: July 13, 2013
  • Age: 36
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the July 13, 2013, death of Marisol Mercado.