A Chicago suspect was charged with murder after allegedly breaking into a 53-year-old woman’s home and killing her on Saturday, police say.
Chicago resident Marvin Wells, 59, was charged with first-degree murder, home invasion causing great bodily harm, and armed robbery. He was also charged with possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of a controlled substance.
Chicago Police Department told Fox News Digital that Wells was arrested in the 4400 block of West Fullerton Avenue on Saturday. According to FOX 32 Chicago, the break-in incident took place before 8 a.m. on Saturday.
The 53-year-old victim was killed during the break-in, but police did not disclose how the woman died.
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“[Wells] was identified as the offender who, on September 2, 2023, forcibly entered a residence and fatally injured a 53-year-old female in the 4200 block of W. Adams St (11th District),” Chicago Police Department explained to Fox News Digital.
“The offender was also found to be in possession of a stolen motor vehicle,” police added.
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Wells was booked into jail and immediately charged.
No additional information is available at this time. Chicago Police Department is actively investigating the incident.
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