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The sister of a U.S. Marine jailed in the killings of 2 central Illinois women has been arrested in connection with the killings.

Macon County First Assistant State's Attorney Jay Scott says 20-year-old Katrina Giles of Moweaqua was arrested Wednesday on preliminary charges of murder and attempted murder. Scott expects to file formal charges against Giles and her brother, 27-year-old Timothy Giles, later Thursday.

Timothy Giles faces preliminary charges of murder, attempted murder and other counts.

He is suspected of killing 57-year-old Cindanette Eaton, and her 23-year-old daughter Lindsey Eaton of Harristown on Aug 5. Casey Eaton is recovering from injuries in that attack. Casey Eaton and Timothy Giles are involved in a child custody dispute.

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