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Guilty but insane: Dad pleads guilty but insane in 6-year-old d...

There are 6 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Apr 16, 2009, titled Guilty but insane: Dad pleads guilty but insane in 6-year-old d.... In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

A Clarendon Hills man accused of murdering and sexually assaulting his 8-year-old daughter in 2006 pleaded guilty but mentally ill Thursday and was sentenced to 100 years in prison.

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Michael Page

Chicago, IL

#1 Apr 17, 2009
Guilty but insane, is not the verdict. Guilty but mentally ill is the verdict. They are two different verdicts. Also be balanced about the sex allegations. The analysis on that is at an impasse. There is a strong doubt that any of that ever happened. Get story right. Daily Herald is more accurate.
Michael Page

Chicago, IL

#2 Apr 17, 2009
If the prosecution had had a strong forensic proof to the sexual allegations, and believed the rapes had occurred then they would not have accepted the plea that had it stricken. The allegations were on shaky ground at all times. The arguments after the accepted plea have really no valid footings. They can say anything they want, including creating elements that truly are manufactured. The defense counters, but, in the end, all of it is fodder for the masses and the public perceptions it creates. It doesn't effect the plea, nor is it inclusive to it.
Michael Page

Chicago, IL

#3 Apr 17, 2009
The reporting of this story is inaccurate.
Buford Pusser

Glen Ellyn, IL

#4 Apr 18, 2009
The facts are totally accurate.Neil is a former friend of mine
Michael Page

Chicago, IL

#5 Apr 18, 2009
Buford Pusser wrote:
The facts are totally accurate.Neil is a former friend of mine
Guilty but insane and Guilty but mentally ill are two separate verdicts.
Michael Page

Chicago, IL

#6 Apr 18, 2009
There's four strata. Not guilty by reason of insanity, guilty but insane, guilty but mentally ill, and guilty.
I know Neil too.

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