Derrion Albert's Mother: "I Wish He Was Here."
By Chuck Sudo in News on Jun 14, 2011 7:00PM
Fox News Chicago's Darlene Hill scored an exclusive interview with Anjanette Albert, the mother of Derrion Albert. Derrion Albert was the Fenger High School student whose beating death, captured on cell phone video, made national headlines and lead to a brief discussion about the problem with youth violence.
What we initially noticed viewing the interview is the pain in Anjanette Albert's face and in her voice. Even with five young men having been convicted in connection with Derrion Albert's murder, there's no closure for Ms. Albert -- and there may never be any -- as she tells Hill, "I wish he were here. I want him back. I want my son."
Her anger and frustration isn't relegated solely to the five found responsible for her son's murder, either.
"I wanna know why didn't somebody do something," she said. "It turns my stomach; I can't even eat. When I go pick my daughter up from CPS and I see the people standing outside -- where were they then?"
"I'm still mad. I'm pissed. I can not believe this happened. I want to take somebody and shake em," she said.