On November 12, 2019 White County State's Attorney Denton Aud has reviewed the report in reference to the fire in Crossville, IL on November 7, 2019 involving Cathy Brandenstein and Andrew Swanner. The White County Sheriff's Department is conducting the investigation along with the Illinois State Fire Marshall.

Mr. Swanner was arrested on the day of the incident on charges of Aggravated Domestic Battery and is being held in the White County Jail on a bond of $1,000,000.00.

States Attorney Aud has filed additional charges as follows:

Count 1 - Attempt ( First Degree Murder )
Count 2 - Aggravated Arson
Count 3 - Aggravated Arson
Count 4 - Residential Arson
Count 5 - Aggravated Domestic Battery
Count 6 - Aggravated Battery
Count 7 - Domestic Battery

Mr. Swanner will be in White County Court today to be advised of these additional charges.

White County Sheriff
Doug Maier
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