Chicago man accused of killing woman, her daughter

Chicago man accused of killing woman, her daughter

Chicago man accused of killing woman, her daughter

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by AP

KMOV.com

Posted on February 24, 2013 at 5:55 AM

CHICAGO (AP) -- A 25-year-old Chicago man has been arrested on charges he killed a mother and her daughter then set the building they were in on fire.

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Saturday Thadeus Ridley is charged with two counts each of first-degree murder and aggravated arson.

McCarthy says police responded to a disturbance call at Ridley's apartment on Friday. He says Ridley gave officers "specific information" about the death of 43-year-old Cherie Adams and her 24-year-old daughter, Curtria Duncan.

The women's bodies were discovered in the bathroom of a burning first-floor apartment on Chicago's South Side on Wednesday.

Police say they had been stabbed to death. They were pronounced dead at the scene.
 

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