Alleged killer: ‘She was simply there’

Chicago Sun-Times (IL) - Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Author/Byline: RUMMANA HUSSAIN AND MITCH DUDEK ; Staff Reporters The gunman who allegedly killed Hadiya Pendleton in a South Side park chalked her death up to the collateral damage of an ongoing three-year gang war, telling police the 15-year-old girl had “nothing to do with it. She … Read more →

Alleged Hadiya Pendleton killers plead not guilty

Chicago Sun-Times (IL) - Thursday, March 28, 2013 Author/Byline: RUMMANA HUSSAIN ; Criminal Courts Hadiya Pendleton ’s alleged killers pleaded not guilty to several dozen counts of murder and myriad other charges Thursday in the high-profile slaying of the 15-year-old honors student. Nathaniel Pendleton , the girl’s father, said he felt “some bit of anger” … Read more →

Michael Ward

  • Arrested: Feb. 11, 2013
  • Age: 19
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the Jan. 29, 2013, death of Hadiya Pendleton.