Trial of Hyungseok Koh Expected to Start Sept. 10

Date to be set July 6, prosecutors say.

The trial against a 58-year-old Northbrook man accused of stabbing his son to death in 2009 is expected to begin Sept. 10, an assistant state's attorney said Friday.

A date for the trial of Hyungseok Koh was to be set during a status hearing in Skokie District Two Court Friday, Assistant State's Attorney Michelle Gemskie said. That date was continued until 9:30 a.m. July 6.

Koh has been in Cook County Jail since police arrested him on April 16, 2009 when , Paul Koh, then 22. Attorneys for the state allege that Koh stabbed Paul to death in the doorway of the family’s Northbrook home.

Since then, Koh's attorneys have challenged the state's attorney's case, filing motions to, among other things,. His attorneys also filed a against the Northbrook Police Department in April 2011, saying that police violated his constitutional rights during his arrest and subsequent interrogation.

Bond is still set for Koh at $5 million, according to his record at Cook County Jail.

Robert Amenitsch October 11, 2012 at 03:16 PM
Mr. Koh did not commit this crime, but the police are not interested with looking for the real killer.
Silvio Dante December 27, 2012 at 11:26 PM
LOL @ Mr. Amenitsch. Sounds like some OJ Simpson talk to me. The real killer my ass.


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