Harry Aleman


Age: 71

convicted murderer who was reputed to be responsible for a string of mob hits in Chicago when he was sentenced to 100-300 years in prison for the 1972 shotgun slaying of a union official and was suspected in nearly 20 other killings, whose 1997 conviction made legal history in the U.S. as the first time a criminal defendant had been tried again after an acquittal because the judge had been bought off in his first trial.

Cause of Death: Lung cancer

Born: January 19, 1939

Died: May 15, 2010

Galesburg, Illinois