History December 18, 2020 at 11:00 am

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Francis Akhalbey December 18, 2020 at 11:00 am

December 18, 2020 at 11:00 am | History

This deadly 11-year-old boy was murdered by his own gang members in Chicago

In September of 1994, members of the Black Disciples street gang in Chicago decided 11-year-old Robert Sandifer was a little too much even for young men who were putting down rivals, as they would say, on the regular.

Sandifer, who was also called Yummy because he liked cookies, had proven exuberant and conspicuous. The Disciples feared that if they did not rein him in, the prepubescent could become an informant.

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