Submitted by WIKY News on Wed, 01/22/2014 - 7:05pm
A southern Illinois woman is convicted of lying to police investigating the deaths of a young man and his girlfriend. 31-year old Candice Brown of Centerville was found guilty (Wednesday afternoon, of two counts of obstruction of justice, in the deaths of 22-year old Jacob Wheeler of Centerville and 17-year old Jessi Evans of Norris City. The prosecution said Brown told investigators her fiancee at the time, Danny Coston was at home with her when Wheeler and Evans died. Coston was convicted of their murders last summer and is serving a 53-year prison sentence.