Fairview Heights Mother and Son Accused of Dumping Body in Washington Park

Greg Branson

BELLEVILLE, IL (KMOX) – A Fairview Heights mother and son are accused of dumping the body of a woman in a wooded area in Washington Park, after she died of a drug overdose at their home.

The Belleville News Democrat reports 64-year-old Deborah Perkins and 46-year-old Douglas Oliver are charged with felony counts of concealing the homicidal death of 30-year-old Jessica Williams in March.

Toxicology results showed Williams had cocaine, alcohol and opiates in her system.

Perkins and Oliver could get up to eight years in prison and $50,000 fines.  They are free on bond.


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