February 06, 2023
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Crime & Courts

Timeline: The People v. Kenneth Cusick

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Prosecutors allege Kenneth Cusick drowned his wife Tracy in 2006 – but a jury might not have even agreed on how Tracy died, much less whether her husband had a hand in it.

Friday, a La Salle County jury deliberated and acquitted Kenneth Cusick of murder.

Prosecutors had produced a series of witnesses who either testified Tracy could not have accidentally drowned in 2006 and that an overdose (her blood came back positive for methadone) was not the cause of death.

Here is a timeline of events that lead to the not guilty verdict.