Man charged in murder, sexual assault of UIC student to appear in court Tuesday 11/26/2019 6:30 am PST Comments WGN 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. MORE: Man charged in murder, sexual assault of UIC student to appear in court Tuesday - WGN #Chicago #Illinois #Murder #WGN Related Stories Person in custody in strangulation death of college student in Chicago Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.