The sentencing of a man convicted of killing a Waukegan man and dumping his body in the Penny Road Pond near Barrington was delayed Wednesday. Jose Horta, 21, of the 300 block of Edison Court in Waukegan, was convicted Nov. 22 of first-degree murder of David Campbell, 27, also of Waukegan. Horta was due to be sentenced to 35 years to life in prison by a Lake County judge Wednesday, but prosecutors requested additional time to review post-trial motions filed by Horta's attorney. The sentencing hearing was rescheduled to Feb. 5 at 1:30 p.m. at the Lake County Courthouse. Horta remains jailed without bond.
posted: 1/8/2014 4:26 PM
Horta sentencing delayed:
Interested in reusing this article?
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.
Success - request sent close
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.