Triple murder suspect named


CULLOM, Ill. (WCIA) — Illinois State Police have released the name of a man they arrested after responding to a triple-homicide in Livingston County early Christmas morning.

Clifford Brewer, of Cullom, was arrested following a preliminary investigation on Wednesday.

Police say no further details on Brewer will be released. He is expected to appear at the Livingston County Courthouse on Friday.

Livingston County Sheriff’s Deputies first responded to reports of homicide around 2 a.m. on Christmas morning.

Upon arrival to 416 East Jackson Street, police say they found a 48-year-old woman, a 51-year-old man and a 27-year-old man. Coroner Danny Watson pronounced all three victims dead on-scene.

The names of the victims have not yet been released.

Brewer was arrested on pending charges of first-degree murder.

A Sheriff’s Office release says the case appears to be an isolated incident and there is no immediate threat to the community.

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