Man accused of murder after hit-and-run in the West Loop

Following a tragic collision with a man on a West Loop sidewalk on Sunday morning, a suburban man has been charged with murder, according to Chicago police.

Police reported that Joseph Verdone, 25, struck the man in the 100 block of North Ogden Avenue. Verdone didn’t stop and kept on, leaving the 22-year-old guy to die there, according to the police.

Verdone was detained two days later at his suburban Hillside home, according to the police.

On Friday, he was anticipated in Cook County court.

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