QUINCY — A Quincy man charged with first-degree murder in the death of an infant in 2018 made his first appearance in Adams County Circuit Court with a representative from the public defender’s on Monday morning. A former Adams County state’s attorney from 2004 to 2016 also made his first appearance as a special prosecutor […]
QUINCY — Former Adams County State’s Attorney Jon Barnard will be a special prosecutor in the case of Travis Wiley, who has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of an infant in 2018. Court records show Barnard, the state’s attorney from 2004 to 2016, entered his appearance on Tuesday, July 19 in Wiley’s case. […]
QUINCY — The voice of assistant state’s attorney Laura Keck trembled as she read aloud the seven-word victim impact statement of Bruce Gilker Jr.’s daughter during his sentencing hearing Wednesday afternoon in Adams County Circuit Court. “Bud makes me nervous, scared and sad,” she wrote. An Adams County jury found Gilker guilty May 11 of […]
QUINCY — Judge Michael Atterberry ruled Wednesday morning in Adams County Circuit Court the Adams County State’s Attorney’s office will no longer be allowed to participate in the prosecution of a Quincy man charged with first-degree murder. Travis Wiley, 34, appeared Wednesday morning before Atterberry. He was set to go to trial July 18 on […]
QUINCY — The decision of a local attorney to take a new job has led to the jury trial of a Quincy man charged with first-degree murder to be removed from the July docket. Travis Wiley, 34, appeared Wednesday morning in Adams County Circuit Court. He was set to go to trial July 18 on […]
Travis Wiley, 34, faces three counts of first-degree murder and one count of aggravated battery in the Jan. 22, 2018, death of an infant girl. He is accused of shaking the infant on Jan. 20, 2018, and she died two days later at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis. Wiley was arrested June 20, 2018 and continues to be held in the Adams County Jail on $5 million bond.