Woman killed in Waverly identified

The Morgan County Sheriff's Office and the Illinois State Police are investigating an alleged homicide in Waverly Tuesday night. (WRSP)

The Sangamon County Coroner has identified the woman killed in Waverly Tuesday night at 29-year-old Jessie Henson of Waverly. She was pronounced dead at Memorial Medical Center around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

We're told she was the victim of stab wounds and blunt force injuries while at her residence. An autopsy confirms the injuries as her cause of death. The manner of death appears to be a homicide at this point of the investigation.

Jessie Henson's husband, 33-year-old Nathan Henson, was arrested after Tuesday night being apprehended by some people and held on Tanner Street in Waverly.

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department and the Illinois State Police are both investigating the incident.

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