CARLINVILLE - Macoupin County State’s Attorney Jennifer Watson announced Monday that Edwardsville’s William Kavanaugh and Granite City’s Chancey Y. Hutson faces first-degree murder charges, plus home invasion, aggravated battery, and residential burglary charges in the death of Cody J. Adams of Woodburn.

Hutson is 29 and Kavanaugh 34 years of age.

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Adams died in 2015 when he was shot at his home in Woodburn with a handgun.
Illinois State Police was the lead investigator in the death, along with the Macoupin County Sheriff’s Office.

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