ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — William Jones, 40, who was charged with killing Peggy Anderson at Pinon’s Meets, arrived in Winnebago County for his first court appearance.
Jones was arrested in Huntsville, Alabama. Early February.
On January 11, police called a grocery store at 2324 N. Court to report an armed robbery. When police arrived, they found Anderson lying at the bottom of the stairs.
Police said Anderson, 63, died around 3:30 p.m. on the back stairs leading to his second-floor apartment.
Authorities say Anderson was mugged by Jones as he was walking down the stairs. During the altercation, Jones allegedly shot Anderson in the chest.
He then fled the scene in her car, leaving it behind in Douglas’ 2000 Block.
Jones was arrested in Huntsville for a traffic violation and extradited to Illinois.
Jones will appear in court for the first time at 1:30 p.m. at the Winnebago County Judiciary Center.
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