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Murderer's clemency hearing delayed


A clemency hearing for Robert Turner has been delayed due to the fact that the victim's family was never notified by the Illinois Prison Review Board.

Robert Turner's hearing was scheduled for Wednesday, June 15, but has now been postponed with no new date scheduled at this time.

Turner was convicted of the rape and murder of 16-year-old Bridget Drobney of Downers Grove. His brother, Michael Turner served prison time, and Daniel Hines is serving a life sentence for the murder of Drobney. All three men were from Wilsonville.

According to testimony at the time, the three men used a flashing r...

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