Killer of Chicago Viet Fisherman Sentenced to Ten Years

John Haley, Killer of Du Doan

A Cook County judge sentenced John Haley, the killer of Vietnamese fisherman Du Doan. to ten years in prison. Haley had engaged in a series of acts pushing Asian dock fishermen into the waters of Lake Michigan. When he pushed 62 year old Du Doan, the father of three, Doan drowned.

Though Haley had previously attacked other Asian-American fisherman, the offense was not termed a hate-crime. Haley was charged with involuntary manslaughter.

Though involuntary manslaughter calls for a sentence of probation to five years, Judge John Kirby sentenced Haley to ten years.

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