A South Side lawyer was convicted Tuesday of murdering the ex-girlfriend of former Chicago Bull Eddy Curry and his 10-month-old daughter.
Fredrick D. Goings, who was hired by Nova Henry in a child support case against Curry, shot the 24-year-old woman in her South Loop condo while she ran from the gunfire, holding her daughter, Ava, on Jan. 24, 2009, according to Cook County prosecutors.
Goings, 40, showed no visible reaction when the jury delivered the guilty verdicts after nearly four hours of deliberations Tuesday evening.
“I’m feeling elated. I can breathe,” Henry’s mother, Yolan Henry, said outside of Judge Maura Slattery Boyle’s courtroom. “I feel justice has been served for Nova, Ava and Noah,” Nova Henry’s surviving son.
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