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Fundraiser held for barista fatally stabbed outside Richard's Bar in West Town

Posted On: Feb 27, 2020   |   Posted By: WGN TV

CHICAGO - Chicago's Pilsen community is demanding an explanation for why police didn't charge a man who fatally stabbed a 23-year-old man to death this past weekend.
The victim's friends and family are deeply concerned that the killer is getting off scot-free in Friday's brutal West Town stabbing.
23-year-old Kenneth Paterimos was killed from multiple stab wounds. Loved ones are demanding to know why CPD Area South Detectives released the attacker Sunday with no charges.
“He was so full of love and smiles,” said a heartbroken Melissa Marillo, cousin to the slain Paterimos.
Marillo and dozens of relatives and supporters, consoling one another at a Pilsen coffeehouse known as “Step Down Café” at 2023 S. Racine Ave. The owner is holding an all-day fundraiser to help the grieving family with funeral expenses.
Paterimos used to work as a barista at the café, where he had many friends and admirers. He was loved for his kindness and big heart, coworkers said. But now his family faces the difficult task of burying...

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