Even though Jack McCullough was found not guilty in the rape of his half-sister Jeanne Tessier, there's still a chance he'll stay behind bars. He'll be back in court next month for the 1957 murder of Maria Ridulph. The victim's brother, Charles was at Tessier's trail.
He feels for her family and believes they'll soon find peace.
"Even though they did not find satisfaction today. They will find hope in knowing, he is tried for the kidnap, rape and murder of my sister that justice will be served," Says Charles Ridulph, Maria Ridulph's brother.
Maria Ridulph lived in Sycamore when she was found dead. She was just seven years old. Charles believes McCullough is responsible for her death. He says today's verdict may be a blessing in disguise because prosecutors may have a better idea of what it takes to convict McCullough.
McCullough pleaded not guilty to the murder charges. There's a status hearing May 22nd. A date to start the murder trial hasn't been set yet.
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