New­trial for man con­victed of killing mother

Chicago Sun-Times - - SUBURBAN BEAT -

An ap­pel­late Court Tues­day re­versed the con­vic­tion of a man found guilty of first-de­gree mur­der in the 2006 death of his el­derly mother in Ar­ling­ton Heights. Wayne Weinke Jr., 60, was con­victed three years ago of throw­ing his mother Glo­ria Weinke, 77, over a ban­nis­ter and into a stair­well in her home af­ter a dis­agree­ment over his in­her­i­tance from an fam­ily es­tate val­ued up to $10 mil­lion.

—Bar­bara Vitello

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