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Zion, Illinois / Girls Murder / Lamping Interview #789632

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, May 10, 2005
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The murder charges against Jerry Hobbs of Zion, Illinois, for murdering his daughter, Laura, & her friend Krystal Tobias reported; details given of Hobbs' criminal record; scenes shown from Zion of a vigil for the girls. [OFFICIAL - reads the charges; comments on the motive.] [Mayor Lane HARRISON†- notes this crime was not random.]

(Zion, Illinois: Keith Oppenheim) The story of Krystal & Laura reviewed; scenes shown from their neighborhood. [Krystal's brother Alberto SEGURA†, Laura's grandfather & step-grandmother Arthur & Emily HOLLABAUGH†; family friend Maria SALGADO† {thru reporter's translation}, minister Arsen TUGEN†- comment on the crime.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Zion, Illinois: Jonathan Freed) One local family's reaction to the murder of Laura & Krystal presented; photos & neighborhood scenes shown. [The FLOREKS - express their views about missing a friend.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Taped interview held with Zion elementary school assistant superintendent for special services Mary Lamping† about how the children are informed of such a crime. [From Zion, LAMPING - explains what the teachers tell the second graders about their classmates Laura & Krystal; notes how kids this young have different reactions to death; outlines how the school handled the confirmable information; notes how having someone in custody eases the community's mind.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Oppenheim, Keith;
Freed, Jonathan

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