Police in Illinois have arrested the man accused of murdering his wife in Webster County yesterday.
A news release from Kentucky State Police says 41-year old Billy C. Utley was arrested at the Cave In Rock Motel in Cave In Rock, Illinois without incident and charged with murder. He was taken to the Hardin County, Illinois Detention Center to wait for extradition back to Kentucky.
Utley is accused in the shooting death of Theresa A. Utley near the community of Wheatcroft in Webster County. Ms. Utley was found dead in a vehicle by the Webster County Sheriff’s Office and the search for the alleged murderer began soon after.