At least 8 people were killed in Chicago the week of August 28-Septmerber 03, including four on the first three days of the long Labor Day holiday weekend. The final homicide of the week was also the 470th in the city this year, well below the same date in 2016, when the 500th homicide of … Read more →
Known as ‘Rio’
Attended Taft High School.
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Marrio “Rio” Battles, a west suburban resident, was found shot to death early Saturday in the West Side Austin neighborhood. The 39-year-old Battles was found lying on the ground with gunshot wounds to the head at 5:02 a.m. in the 1000 block of North Waller, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s … Read more →
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