Man Accused of Arranging Mother's Murder

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013  |  Updated 1:11 PM CDT
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Man Accused of Arranging Mother's Murder

Yolanda Holmes, Qawman Wilson and Eugene Spencer

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A Chicago man is accused of hiring a hit man to murder his mother last year.

Qawman Wilson, 24, was arrested Sunday and charged with felony counts of murder and home invasion.

Police say Wilson arranged for Eugene Spencer, 22, to kill his 45-year-old mother, Yolanda Holmes, in her home in the 1000 Block of W. Montrose on Sept. 2, 2012.

Holmes was shot and stabbed in the attack.

Spencer faces first-degree murder charges. Loriana Johnson, 23, also faces felony murder charges. Police say Johnson drove Spencer to and from the scene.

Wilson is accused of arranging the scheme in order to gain $90,000 from his mother's bank account, along with money from her life insurance policies, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Holmes was the owner of a beauty salon in Uptown.

All three suspects were ordered held without bail, the newspaper reports.

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