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Cook County Judge Raymond Myles, age 66

A Cook County Circuit Court Judge was shot and killed earlier Monday morning outside his home on the south side of Chicago.

Sixty-six-year-old Associate Judge Raymond Myles was killed and a woman companion wounded in what authorities suspect was a botched robbery although nothing was stolen.

The Washington Times

Investigators were reviewing footage from nearby security cameras to see if they captured images of the suspect, who is described only as a black male, fleeing the scene, according to CPD’s Chief of Detectives Melissa Staples.

She said investigators were looking into robbery as a possible motive in the attack, although no property appeared to have been taken. Police have not gathered enough information at this point to say whether or not the judge may have been targeted as a result of his job, she said….

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