- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 4, 2014

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - A suburban Chicago man has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the beating death of a motorist during a 2011 road-rage confrontation.

A jury found 41-year-old Christopher Yeoman of Lemont guilty Monday evening.

The victim, 63-year-old Frank Egas, died of severe brain injuries several months after the confrontation, which took place in Romeoville.

Yeoman faces between three and 20 years in prison when he is sentenced on April 4.

He testified that he was angered by Egas‘ driving but that he punched the man in self-defense after they both got out of their vehicles.

But witnesses for Will County prosecutors testified that the older man was not aggressive when Yeoman rushed at him.



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