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By Ashley Smith

CARBONDALE, Ill. (KFVS) – A West Frankfort man was charged with murder in connection to a missing woman.

Michael Moore, 44, was charged with first-degree murder and aggravated domestic battery in the death of Robin Renee Williams on Wednesday, June 2.

Williams was reported missing in September 2020.

Carbondale officers found a body in an abandoned house in the 600 block of East Park Street.

They said forensic experts confirmed the remains were Williams.

During the investigation, Carbondale police identified Moore as a suspect.

After Moore was charged, officers traveled to Florida. Moore was jailed there for a unrelated crime.

He remains in the custody of the Florida Department of Corrections.

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Jacob K. Spradling Charged with Animal Cruelty

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