Acid attack suspect dies in jail

December 4, 2009 6:43:11 AM PST
A woman waiting charges in connection to an acid attack in Logan Square has died in jail.Linda Dirzo, 59, was accused of helping Ofelia Garcia plan an attack on Esperanza Medina. Dirzo was allegedly driving the car in the 2008 attack against Medina, who was disfigured when acid was thrown on her face.

Dirzo had been waiting for a kidney transplant, according to the Cook County State's Attorney's Office.