Breaking News Bar
posted: 9/12/2013 4:33 PM

Former Naperville man gets 9 years for attack on estranged wife

hello
Success - Article sent! close
  • Kenny Edwards

      Kenny Edwards

 
Daily Herald report

A former Naperville man who invaded his estranged wife's home and beat her with chairs was sentenced Thursday to nine years in prison, prosecutors said.

Kenny Edwards, 36, was found guilty of home invasion and domestic battery by a DuPage County jury in July. He was sentenced by Judge George Bakalis.

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

Prosecutors said Edwards entered his estranged wife's home in Naperville about 6:15 a.m. Oct. 30, 2011, and beat her "mercilessly" by punching her and striking her with two chairs, one of which was broken over her body.

Police responded after the victim went to a neighbor.

"No one should have to fear for their personal safety while in their own home," State's Attorney Bob Berlin said, adding Edwards "earned" the nine-year term.

Edwards had been held on $200,000 bail since his arrest and must serve at least 4 years before he's eligible for parole, authorities said.

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.
    help here