Rotting Corpse Found In Storage Unit Identified As Former Police Chief; Woman Charged With Murder

  • The Knox County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the human remains discovered in a storage unit in west central Illinois last fall belong to Richard R. Young, the former police chief of Maquon, a village located approximately 150 miles southwest of Chicago.
  • According to a news release from the sheriff’s office, DNA from the decomposed remains was taken and compared to samples from Young’s relatives to confirm the identity.
  • Marcy Oglesby, a 50-year-old resident of Maquon, has been charged with first-degree murder and concealing the death of a person in connection with the case.
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