CHICAGO (WGN) -- The man charged in the murder of a UIC student will appear in court Tuesday.
Donald Thurman, 26, has been charged with first degree murder and criminal sexual assault. Police said Thurman confessed to killing 19-year-old Ruth George.
According to the Cook County Medical Examiner, George, of Berwyn, was strangled, labeling her death as a homicide.
UIC police found her unresponsive in the backseat of her vehicle that was parked inside the campus parking garage around 1:35 a.m. Saturday.
Detectives said they used security cameras to track Thurman's path to the Blue Line after the murder.