Off-duty Ill. deputy stood by as shoplifter was killed

Police and eyewitness accounts differ on what exactly the corrections officer did as drug store employee strangled shoplifter to death

By Kim Janssen and Frank Main
Chicago Sun Times

CHICAGO — An off-duty Cook County sheriff's officer was filmed standing just yards away as a CVS employee strangled a shoplifter Saturday, Chicago Police acknowledged Monday.

A day after Chicago Police said they were unaware of the off-duty correctional officer's presence during Anthony Kyser's final moments, Chicago Police spokeswoman Lt. Maureen Biggane said the officer dialed 911 from the scene and identified herself.

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