Lawsuit claims police should have terminated chase before crash that killed Willie Owens

Paul Forbes has been charged with the murder of Willie Owens, but a lawsuit filed Friday claims Chicago Police caused the crash that killed the 66-year-old South Sider by not terminating a vehicle chase. Owen’s daughter filed the lawsuit against the city, alleging officers should have stopped the pursuit before the deadly crash. Sharday Johnson … Read more →

No bond for man charged with running down 66-year-old WIllie Owen while fleeing traffic stop

By RUMMANA HUSSAIN Chicago Sun-Times A Roseland man eluding police crashed into other motorists during the South Side chase, killing 66-year-old Willie Owens and injuring four others, including an elderly woman who ended up paralyzed as a result of the injuries she suffered, prosecutors alleged on Thursday. Paul Forbes, who was driving on a suspended … Read more →

Paul Forbes

  • Arrested: Aug. 24, 2015
  • Age: 26
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the Aug. 24, 2015 death of Willie Owens.

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