Prison sentence for attacking jackpot winner
An US court has sentenced Robert English from Chicago to 23 years in jail. He was found guilty of attempted murder and burglary. English robbed a lottery winner in the State of Illinois. The robber shot the victim several times. However, the victim managed to survive his wounds. He
suffered two chest injuries.
English not operated alone. Carmine Palella (49) was also involved in the robbery. Palella appears in court next week. The victim declared that he had been acquainted with Palella’s family for many years. He stated that after the incident he doesn’t trust anybody.
revealed that they knew that the victim had won the lottery. For that reason they targeted the lottery winner, according to the Daily Herald. It remains unclear if they managed to steal the lottery money.