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Inmate serving sentence for child sex abuse dies
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Maine East’s Orion Yamat finishes second at boys golf state meet
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All four New Trier entrants advance to girls tennis state tournament
Dan Ellsworth helps Maine South football team roll past Evanston
Maine East’s Yamat leads IHSA state golf after one round
Maine Township mourns loss of emergency response director
Residents protest O’Hare noise, demand talks with Emanuel
Photos: Historic Wrigley Field bleachers come down
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Inmate serving sentence for child sex abuse dies Crime
Inmate serving sentence for child sex abuse dies
Philip Helfand, 62, an inmate at Dixon Correctional Center, died at University of Illinois Hospital at 10:14 a.m., the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. In May 2006, Helfand was convicted in a Lake County court of aggravated criminal sexual abuse to a person younger than 13 and possessing child pornography, according to the IDOC website.
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