Cairo man sentenced to 26 years for 2015 murder - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Cairo man sentenced to 26 years for 2015 murder

Christopher Simpkins (Source: Tri County Detention Center) Christopher Simpkins (Source: Tri County Detention Center)
CAIRO, IL (KFVS) -

Christopher Simpkins, 44, of Cairo, has been sentenced to 26 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to murder on Wednesday, Feb. 17.

Simpkins pleaded guilty to a murder charge in connection with the homicide of Gloria F. Wiggins, 25, back in February of 2015.

Wiggins was found dead at a home on Elmwood Street in Cairo on Feb. 26, 2015.

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