Man Charged After Hate Crime at Elmhurst College
Racist words found carved on dorm window ledge.
A 21-year-old from Libertyville is scheduled for a January hearing on a charge he carved racist remarks into a concrete window ledge at Stanger Hall at Elmhurst College earlier this month.
Myles Burton was charged with a hate crime related to the felony criminal damage to property after "KKK," "Negro" and "I hate black people" were discovered. The incident reportedly occurred around 11:30 p.m. on Dec. 8.
Burton turned 21 on Dec. 10. He received an underage drinking ordinance violation earlier this year, according to court records.
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