Teen sentenced in Old Mill Creek attempted car theft that led to teen's death

LAKE COUNTY, Ill. (WLS) -- One of the five Chicago teenagers originally charged with murder in an attempted car theft that ended in a 14 year old's death was sentenced to a year in prison Tuesday.

The Daily Herald reports that 18 year old Diamond Davis, jailed since August, could get out in half the time with good behavior.

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She pleaded guilty to trying to steal a car in Old Mill Creek in Lake County, Illinois. The car's owner fired at the teenagers and a 14-year-old, Diamond's cousin, was killed.

Prosecutors had initially charged Davis and four other teens with murder for the 14-year-old's death, but the charges were later dropped.
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