Daughter's boyfriend charged in triple murder

Stacy Cochran-Hill, Joi Cochran and Jade Hannah

December 1, 2010 11:38:02 AM PST
Bond was denied Wednesday for an 18-year-old man accused of killing a Chicago woman and her two daughters, ages 11 and 17.

Denzel Pittman, of Park Forest, faces three counts of first-degree murder. Police say he was the boyfriend of the 17-year-old victim.

According to police, the victims -- Stacy Cochran-Hill, 43; and her daughters, Joi Cochran, 11; and Jade Hannah, 17 -- were each stabbed more than 20 times. Their bodies were found late Monday inside their apartment near 111th Street and Bell.

"If who the police got is the person, I hope you rot in hell. And that's putting it lightly," said Sharon Ramey, Stacy Cochran-Hill's mother.

Friends say Pittman was at the home apparently saying goodbye before reporting to a disciplinary boot camp.

Cochran-Hill would have turned 44 years old Friday.