East Chicago councilman charged with murder

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Thursday, October 15, 2015

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (WLS) -- An East Chicago councilman has been charged with murder. Prosecutors say Robert Battle shot and killed Reimundo Camarillo Jr. on Monday.

Battle's attorney claims Camarillo pulled a knife on him, but police say they didn't find a knife at the scene.

The new charge comes just weeks after Battle was arrested for drug possession.

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