One year ago: Springfield triple homicide
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) – Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of a Springfield triple homicide.
According to Sangamon County Coroner Jim Allmon, Bryant Williams, Keyara Gant, and Savante English were shot at a house near the corner of South 10th Street and East Oberlin Avenue on August 9th, 2021. All were pronounced dead at the scene .
Three suspects have been charged for their involvement in the triple homicide.
A grand jury indicted all three suspects with 9 counts of first-degree murder, armed robbery, armed violence, and unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon.
Additionally, Hemborough was indicted for delivery of a controlled substance and one count of obstructing justice. Galmore was indicted on possession of a firearm by a street gang member. McClain Jr. was indicted on possession of a firearm by a street gang member and two counts of obstructing justice.
According to court records, the trials have been delayed multiple times due to the Sangamon County state’s attorney office entering new evidence. All three suspects have pleaded not guilty.Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.