EAST ST. LOUIS, IL. (KMOX) – The Major Case Squad says it has completed it’s investigation into the death of Gladys Cockrell who’d body was found in Centreville.
Investigators now say Cockrell was shot while sitting in her car at 30th and Bond in East St. Louis and her body later dumped in Centreville.
They’ve also concluded from evidence found in her car and witness information that Cortez Hamm was the person who shot her and that robbery and hijacking are believed to be the motive.
Hamm was shot and killed by officers.