Man charged in murder, sexual assault of UIC student to appear in court Tuesday
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Donald Thurman

via WGN:

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.

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