No. 08-3736.

600 F.3d 819 (2010)

Kevin FOX and Melissa Fox, Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. Edward HAYES, Michael Guilfoyle, Scott Swearengen, Brad Wachtl, and Will County, Defendants-Appellants, v. American Alternative Insurance Corporation and Essex Insurance Company, Intervenors-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided April 7, 2010.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Kathleen T. Zellner, Attorney (argued), Kathleen Zellner and Associates, P.C., Oak Brook, IL, Michael W. Rathsack, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiffs-Appellees.

James R. Troupis, Attorney (argued), Michael Best & Friedrich, Madison, WI, for Defendants-Appellants.

Robert J. Bates, Jr., Bates & Carey LLP, Edward M. Kay, Clausen Miller, Chicago, IL, for Intervenors-Appellants.

Before FLAUM, EVANS, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

EVANS, Circuit Judge.

The central event underlying this case evokes what is surely every parent's most visceral fear. In the early morning hours of June 6, 2004, three-year-old Riley Fox was taken from her home in Wilmington, Illinois. She was bound with duct tape, sexually assaulted, and drowned in a creek. Riley's parents, Kevin and Melissa Fox, claim that in the midst of their efforts to cope with this trauma, local detectives subjected them to a whole new nightmare...

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