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Denny's slaying suspects taken to Will County jail

Denny's can be seen Wednesday, May 1, 2019, on Plainfield Road in Joliet. A man was reportedly shot and killed in the restaurant's parking lot late Tuesday night.
Denny's can be seen Wednesday, May 1, 2019, on Plainfield Road in Joliet. A man was reportedly shot and killed in the restaurant's parking lot late Tuesday night.

Two suspects in the slaying of a Crest Hill man at the Plainfield Road Denny’s were transported to the Will County jail on Wednesday.

Joshua T. Anderson, 20, of Chicago and Bobbie Jean Ollom, 23, of Seneca were taken to the jail on Wednesday after spending several weeks in the Des Moines County jail in Iowa.

The two suspects were apprehended in Iowa and charged with robbing and killing Gregory Brown, 36, on April 30.

Brown was lured into Ollom’s car outside the Denny’s at 2531 Plainfield Road, police said.

Christopher Parker, 23, of Chicago, has also been arrested and jailed on charges he robbed and killed Brown.

Anderson and Ollom made their first court appearances in Will County on Wednesday. Ollom is being represented by attorney Chuck Bretz while Anderson is being represented by Will County Assistant Public Defender Stewart Ferreira.

Both suspects pleaded not guilty to the charges of murder, armed robbery and robbery. Their next court date is on June 13.

Joliet police said that after Brown was lured inside Ollom’s car by Anderson and Parker, he was shot in the head and his body was left in the parking lot.

Ollom was inside Denny’s before the incident, police said, and she was captured on surveillance video.

Ollom, Anderson and Parker drove away from the area and dropped off Ollom’s vehicle in Chicago, police said. Ollom and Anderson were able to procure another vehicle and headed west toward Iowa, police said.

Joliet police detectives determined Ollom and Anderson might be staying with a relative of Ollom in Burlington, Iowa, police said. Chicago police took Parker into custody.

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