The latest: 36-year-old Andrew Montez McKissick is in police custody in Memphis, Tennessee. He is wanted for questioning in the burning death of his wife in O’Fallon, Illinois Monday. McKissick is being held pending extradition to Illinois on unrelated charges
O’Fallon, Illinois police are conducting a homicide investigation after a woman was found burned to death in her vehicle near O’Fallon Family Sports Park this morning.
The victim is identified as 35-year-old Sherry Billups. She was apparently set on fire and died at the scene. Police say Billups’ husband, 36-year-old Andrew Montez McKissick, is wanted for questioning.
Police believe McKissick is driving a 1999 to 2002 Chevy truck with an extended cab and unknown Illinois plates. If you know of his whereabouts, call O’Fallon, Illinois Police at 618-624-9589.
The following email was received from O’Fallon, Illinois Police:
O’Fallon Police Conducting Homicide Investigation
Person of Interest
At approximately 0723am on Monday, April 22nd, the O’Fallon Police Department received numerous calls of a person and vehicle on fire in the 300 block of Obernuefemann Rd., O’Fallon. The female victim was outside the vehicle when O’Fallon Emergency Responders arrived. The Emergency Responders rendered aid to the victim but due to her severe injuries, she was pronounced deceased on scene by the St. Clair County Coroner’s office. The victim was identified as, Sherry J. Billups (35 years of age) from the 600 block of W. Madison, O’Fallon, IL.
The victim’s husband, Andrew Montez McKissick; 36 year old black male, 5’08 155lbs (refer to picture) is currently wanted for questioning regarding the investigation. McKissick is believed to be driving a white, 2002 Chevrolet Z71extended cab pick-up with black trim bearing Illinois registration 2543195-B.
Anyone having information regarding the investigation or the whereabouts of Andrew McKissick is asked to contact the O’Fallon, Illinois Police Department at 618-624-9589. Individuals may remain anonymous when reporting.