Twin brothers from Wood River are facing new charges after a Madison County Grand Jury indicted them on involuntary manslaughter. 25 year olds Adam and Aaron Hosford were originally charged with aggravated battery and mob action in the alleged attack on 43-year-old John Gleason. Following his death, prosecutors sought additional charges.
Authorities allege the Hosford brothers and Gleason got into a verbal altercation outside Danny’s Lounge in Alton in the early morning hours of May 3 and began to fight. Gleason was kicked and punched multiple times and suffered critical injuries. He was hospitalized and died of his injuries on June 6. A grand jury has been hearing evidence in the case for several weeks and issued the indictment on Thursday. Adam and Aaron Hosford remain free on bond.