No. 89-1659.

896 F.2d 1099 (1990)

Mylon C. CROSS, Petitioner-Appellant, v. Michael F. O'LEARY, Warden, Stateville Correctional Institution, et al., Respondents-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided March 5, 1990.

Rehearing and Rehearing Denied April 13, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Frederick F. Cohn, Chicago, Ill., for petitioner-appellant.

David E. Bindi, Terence M. Madsen, Asst. Attys. Gen., Chicago, Ill., for respondents-appellees.

Before POSNER and EASTERBROOK, Circuit Judges, and FAIRCHILD, Senior Circuit Judge.

Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc Denied April 13, 1990.


Twelve years ago Christine Martins fled from the DeGrace Hotel in Chicago. It was 4:00 a.m.; she was hysterical, naked, bleeding from wounds recently received, and screaming that she had been raped; Mylon Cross and Ronald Williams were in hot pursuit. Martins escaped her pursuers; Cross and Williams did not escape the bystanders who pursued them in turn. Williams did not testify at trial. Cross...

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