Brian Urlacher gets temporary custody of son after boy's stepfather is killed
Concerned about the safety of his son after the shooting death of the 11-year-old's stepfather in the family's Willow Springs home, Brian Urlacher filed an emergency motion in a Cook County courtroom this week and received temporary custody of the boy.
After Judge Abbey Fishman Romanek granted the request Monday, Urlacher moved his son, Kennedy, to Arizona, where the former Bears linebacker lives with his wife and two daughters.
"This is an unfortunate situation, but my main concern is the best interests of my son,'' said Urlacher, who declined to provide details when contacted by phone Thursday.
Urlacher, who has joint custody of Kennedy with the child's mother, Tyna Robertson, intervened after Robertson's husband Ryan Karageorge died Dec. 29 from a gunshot wound after a birthday party. In court documents, Urlacher cited "suspicious circumstances'' he believes surround the incident, compelling him to want Kennedy immediately removed from Robertson's residence.
Monday's evidentiary hearing at the Daley Center included testimony from Urlacher, Robertson and Willow Springs detective Sharon Soltis.....
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