Criminal, civil charges in disappeara...

Criminal, civil charges in disappearance of Oak Brook student

There are 7 comments on the www.suntimes.com story from Dec 23, 2009, titled Criminal, civil charges in disappearance of Oak Brook student. In it, www.suntimes.com reports that:

An Oak Brook college student who disappeared after leaving River North bar early Sunday has been found safely, but police on Wednesday announced they will be seeking both criminal and civil actions against those who may have been involved in her disappearance.

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“Snow days!”

Since: Nov 08

A winter wonderland

#1 Dec 24, 2009
I'm wondering what charges could be brought? Talking an adult into staying out for a couple of days? Aiding & abetting a partyer? Last I heard, those weren't crimes.
Rational

Las Vegas, NV

#2 Dec 24, 2009
Ha-ha-ha!

“Snow days!”

Since: Nov 08

A winter wonderland

#3 Dec 24, 2009
Glad ya liked it, Rational. Seriously, what a stupid idea. And a waste of resources. I'd hope they'd have harder criminals to go after.
Mr Roboto

AOL

#4 Dec 24, 2009
This shouldn't even be news. If she were a 20 year old black female from a working-class suburb where they have more important crime to worry about there would have been no police press release and no news coverage. The town she lives in would not have put 3 detectives on it. The 20 year old black girl would have dealt with Daddy when the Chicago officer found her after the parents reported her missing to Chicago where she was last seen. Her face and name wouldn't be in 50 web sites and blogs where her error in judgment or fling or whatever it was will haunt her for the next 10-20 years. Just run a web search on Katherine "Katie" O'Connell and look at all the places this young woman's name and story will appear when her next prospective employer Googles her. Poor "kid".
lockjaw

AOL

#5 Dec 24, 2009
she got wasted and spent a day screwing some strange guy ,...now she needs to make up some excuse ,..so her boyfriend can deal with it,... can we say SKANK?
Willowbrook

Darien, IL

#7 Jan 25, 2010
What charges were brought?
Fred G

AOL

#9 Feb 13, 2010
No charges. All posturing for the press.

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