O’FALLON – O’Fallon Police responded to calls of a person and vehicle on fire at 7:23 a.m. near the Family Sports Park in the 300 block of Obernuefemann Road.
The victim, identified by O’Fallon Police as 35- year- old Sherry J. Billups, was outside the vehicle when first responders arrived. Emergency responders arrived on scene and rendered aid, but she was later pronounced deceased by the St. Clair County Coroners office. Billups resided at 600 Block W. Madison in O’Fallon.
O’Fallon Police identified the victim’s husband as 36- year- old Andrew Montez McKissick. McKissick is identified as a 5’8, 155- pound black male. McKissick has a tattooed neck.
He is currently wanted for questioning regarding the investigation. McKissick is believed to be driving a 1999-2002 Chevrolet extended cab truck with Illinois plate number 2543195.
The Illinois State Police released an alert seeking the truck. They report that McKissick may be enroute to Alabama but may have been seen in Mt. Vernon earlier this morning.
McKissick is considered armed and extremely dangerous with an extensive violent criminal history.
Anyone that may have been in the area the morning of Monday, April 22, when the incident occurred or may have information regarding the whereabouts of McKissick is asked to contact the O’Fallon Police Department, Lt. Kerry Andrews at 618-624-9589.
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