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PreTrial Hearing

Set For August 22 at 1:30 p.m. in Mynatt Murder

OQUAWKA -Three people facing first-degree murder charges in Illinois will be in Henderson County Court in Oquawka on Wednesday, August 22 at 1:30 a.m., according to States Attorney Colby Hathaway.

Donnie Blakely Jr., 41, and Angel Logsdon, 39, and Amy Hoffman, 38, all whose last residence was of Gladstone, were indicted last year on first-degree murder charges in the Oct. 6 killing of Rex Mynatt Sr., 87, at his rural Carman camper where he lived alone.

According to an indictment made Dec. 1, 2017 by a grand jury after hearing evidence prosecutors presented in a closed session, it was Blakley who shot Mynatt in the chest with a .22 caliber rifle. Logsdon and Hoffman are charged with assisting Blakley in Mynatt's death.