A Christopher man has been accused of shooting and killing his wife on Halloween night, according to a news release by the Illinois State Police.
Brian D. Pheasant, 43, has been charged with murder and is being held in Franklin County Jail pending an initial court appearance.
Christopher police officers responded to a 911 call on the night of Oct. 31. Beth A. Pheasant, 37, appeared to have suffered a gunshot wound and was later pronounced dead at the scene.
The case will be prosecuted by Franklin County State’s Attorney Evan Owens. The investigation is ongoing.
— The Southern