Breaking News Bar
updated: 4/16/2013 9:24 PM

Woman once on most-wanted list sentenced

Success - Article sent! close
Associated Press

A suburban woman who was captured after a murder case was featured on television's "America's Most Wanted" was sentenced to 45 years in prison for the 2003 murder of a former boyfriend.

The Chicago Sun-Times reported Sherry Halligan was sentenced Tuesday in Cook County court after she waived her right to make a statement before Judge John H. Hynes.

Order Reprint Print Article
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

The 54-year-old Halligan vanished in 2004 after being charged in the murder of Dennis Campbell at her home in La Grange. She was arrested in July 2010 in Palos Hills after someone recognized her from media coverage and called the FBI.

Halligan was convicted in February after a five-day bench trial during which she asserted she suffered from battered woman's syndrome.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.