Illinois woman found dead in her home, grandson arrested for her murder, police

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Apr. 21 2021, Updated 10:33 a.m. ET

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An Illinois family reported their mother was missing and she was later found dead. Now, police have charged her grandson in connection to her murder.

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Sherry Hubbart, 72, was last seen by her family at her Clarksburg, Illinois, home, police said.

Hubbart was last seen with grandson Clayton L. Anderson, 25 years old, in a 2009 Chevrolet Impala, according to Illinois State Police.

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On April 18, Hubbart was found dead in her home, police said.

Anderson and Thomas M. Miller, 19 years old, were arrested and charged in connection to the death of Hubbart, police said.

Authorities have not revealed how Hubbart died or how the two men charged in her death are connected to her killing.  

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Anderson was charged with first-degree murder with sentencing enhancements, which include the victim being 60 years of age or older and murder committed while an active order of protection was in effect, WAND 17 reported.

Anderson was also charged with concealment of a homicidal death and possession of a stolen vehicle, authorities said.

Miller was charged with concealment of a homicidal death and possession of a stolen vehicle, police said.

The investigation continues and a press release on Monday said, "This matter is an open and ongoing investigation by the Shelby County Coroner’s Officer, Shelby County State’s Attorney’s Office and the Illinois State Police. No additional information is being released at this time."


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