Attorneys request bail reduction for NIU murder suspect

December 1, 2011 5:23:14 AM PST
A suburban Markham man charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Northern Illinois University student made a brief appearance in court Monday.

Attorneys representing Chaz Thrailkill requested that his bail be reduced. It is currently set at $3 million.

Thrailkill is accused of shooting 22-year-old Steven Agee after an argument at an off-campus party the day before Thanksgiving. His next court date is December 7.