Man Convicted Of Beating CTA Rider To Death At Green Line Station

Uncivilized behavior from an educated man

CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (STMW) — A middle-aged college student from the South Side was convicted of first-degree murder Thursday for stomping a fellow CTA commuter to death on a Green Line platform.

At least three commuters testified to seeing Anthony Jackson beat Sanchez Mixon in an unprovoked attack in the 300 block of East 43rd Street on March 16, 2013.

When one man from across the tracks at the 43rd Street station yelled at Jackson to stop, Jackson looked up and tried to justify the deadly assault by screaming, “I had to get crazy on him. I had to do it. He was following me,” Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney Yolanda Lippert said.

Jackson, 47, has a Chicago Police officer brother. His other brother, George Jackson III, a former federal prosecutor, was one of two lawyers representing him during his jury trial this week before Judge Stanley Sacks.

George Jackson III said…

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