Murder Case in Dixon Goes to Jurors

Closing arguments were heard in Dixon today in Sara Kolb's retrial. Prosecutors say the 17-year-old Milan teen wrote in a class journal that she was going to kill Adrianne Reynolds just hours before the 16-year-old was strangled and beaten to death.

Rock Island County prosecutor Jeff Terronez says Kolb was angry because Reynolds was taking her friends and had shown interest in Kolb's boyfriend and ex-boyfriend.

Defense attorney David Hoffman contends Kolb's ex-boyfriend actually killed Reynolds. He's slated to stand trial May 1.

If convicted of first-degree murder, Kolb faces up to 60 years in prison.


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