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Peo. v. Heller
People v. Alan Heller, 2017 IL App (4th) 140658 (January 13, 2017)
REASONABLE DOUBT The Fourth District found that the evidence was sufficient to convict defendant of domestic battery. The jury reasonably believed the victim’s statements made on the night of the incident and during a police interview, despite her recantation in trial testimony.
OTHER-CRIMES EVIDENCE The Fourth District concluded that the trial court properly admitted evidence of another domestic battery under 725 ILCS 5/115-7.4, which pertains to domestic violence cases. The prior offense was substantially similar to t...[More]