Man allegedly beaten by North Chicago cops in 2009 dies

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Thursday, September 17, 2015

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. (WLS) -- A man allegedly beaten by North Chicago police officers back in 2009 has died from his injuries and now there's a call for the officers involved to be fired.

Stretha Van Alston, 60, died Wednesday. Dashcam video appears to show North Chicago police allegedly beating Van Alston during a traffic stop.

The city of North Chicago paid Van Alston a $90,000 settlement.

Activists today say they want the officers terminated and charged.

North Chicago police have not yet responded to our requests for comment.