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Missing son arrested in death of Cicero man (when is ethnically motivated a hate crime?)
Chicago Tribune ^ | March 5, 2011 | Jim Jaworski

Posted on 03/06/2011 10:48:56 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife

For weeks, Maurice Hudson's family had been wondering what happened to the 25-year-old after he disappeared from their lives.

On Jan. 31, the family filed a missing persons report, according to Chicago police officials. His father, Asa Hubbard, said Hudson had been acting strange, sometimes laughing to himself for no apparent reason.

On Saturday, the family learned Hudson had been arrested and charged with murder after briefly leaving the country.

"I had no idea," Hubbard said, when contacted by the Tribune.

Telling his family he was going to London for a vacation, Hudson, who was formerly in the Navy, left Chicago in January, shortly after being questioned about an October homicide that Cook County prosecutors said was ethnically motivated. He was picked up by immigration officials in New Jersey that month after he was forced to leave England.

Police alleged that Hudson, an African-American, recently confessed to shooting Jorge Palacios, a Latino, because of his ethnicity.

Palacios, of Cicero, was sitting in traffic on West Roosevelt Road that October evening when he was shot in the neck, side and chest, police said.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News
KEYWORDS: hatecrime; politicallycorrect; race

1 posted on 03/06/2011 10:49:00 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Nothing will come of this being a hate crime, because the perpetrator is “one of Eric Holder’s people”, and the victim is not! Everything in this administration is color based, and since most of this group came out of Chicago, there is no reason to think the justice system will be color-blind.

2 posted on 03/06/2011 11:37:53 AM PST by Gumdrop (proud to be an American citizen)
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To: Gumdrop

You are correct. They really must have been conflicted. What with 2 targeted minorities to placate. What to do. What to do. Oh, we’ll call it ethnically motivated and then move on.

3 posted on 03/06/2011 2:11:01 PM PST by Cincinatus' Wife (All
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