Man charged with murder after woman’s body found in trash can

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CHICAGO – A charged a man in the murder of his mother after her body was found in a garbage can on the Far South Side was due in court for a bond hearing Monday.

Robert Wallace, 25, was charged Wednesday with one felony count of first-degree murder.

Police said he stabbed Betty Wallace, 67,  in the 10800 block of South Prospect.

Her body  was found by Streets and Sanitation workers as the collected trash near the alley of 107th Street and South Prospect Avenue on Christmas Eve.

Authorities said she had multiple stab wounds to the legs and sustained blunt trauma injuries to her face.

 

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