Friend: Jerren Jackson took in troubled teens

BY MATT McCALL Homicide Watch Chicago Every August, Jerren Jackson hosted a barbecue in Washington Park for her friends and family. The gathering usually attracted more than 50 people, including her four children and several of their friends that she took in when they were troubled teenagers with no place else to go, friends said. … Read more →

Prosecutors: Jerome Jackson beat, stabbed mother to death at West Ridge home

BY MICHAEL LANSU Homicide Watch Chicago A North Side man beat his 53-year-old mother and slit her throat because he thought she was stealing money from him, prosecutors said. When police found Jerren Jackson’s lifeless body in the family’s West Ridge home, she had been stabbed multiple times and had a piece of a dinner … Read more →

WEEK IN REVIEW: Six killed throughout Chicago

BY MICHAEL LANSU Homicide Watch Chicago Six people were killed throughout Chicago last week, including a 53-year-old woman who was stabbed and a 5-year-old girl who was beaten to death. Two men were shot to death over the weekend, when at least 21 other people were wounded by gunfire. The most recent killing happened when … Read more →

Police: Jerome Jackson fatally stabbed 53-year-old mother in West Ridge

Jerome Jackson / Photo from Chicago Police A North Side man has been charged with murder for allegedly stabbing his mother to death during a Tuesday afternoon domestic dispute in the West Ridge community. Jerren Jackson, 53, was fatally stabbed in the 6200 block of North Bell Avenue about 4 p.m. Tuesday, authorities said. Jackson, … Read more →

Jerome Jackson

  • Arrested: May 5, 2015
  • Age: 24
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the May 5, 2015 death of Jerren Jackson.

Photo credit: Jerome Jackson / Photo from Chicago Police