Dad charged in connection to deadly Quincy fire pleads guilty

QUINCY (WGEM) — William Brewer, the father charged in connection to a deadly October, 2018 house fire in Quincy that took the life of two children appeared in court Tuesday afternoon.

Court records state that Brewer pleaded guilty to one count of endangering the life of a child. He was sentenced to five years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

Two counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of endangering the life of a child were dropped, according to the court records.

Earlier this month the mom, Marilyn Kramer, pleaded guilty to one count of endangering the life of a child. Two counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of endangering the life of a child were dropped. She will be sentenced to five years in prison with boot camp recommendation.

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Zachary Voss

Zachary Voss

Zachary Voss is the Assignment Editor at WGEM.

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