Grandson charged in murder of 88-year-old man

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Authorities have charged a 23-year-old Chicago man in the stabbing death of his 88-year-old grandfather in the southern suburb of Richton Park.

Authorities have charged a 23-year-old Chicago man in the stabbing death of his 88-year-old grandfather in the southern suburb of Richton Park.

The charges of first-degree murder and armed robbery were filed Wednesday against Craig Williams.

The grandfather, Sim Williams, was found dead of multiple stab wounds in his upstairs bedroom about noon Sunday.

Craig Williams was scheduled for a court appearance Thursday.

Family members say Sim Williams was a retired construction worker who had six children, 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

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