Illinois State Police plan ground search in Dwight shootings

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DWIGHT - Law enforcement authorities are planning to ground search an area that they believe is connected to shootings in Dwight that left a mother and daughter dead.

On Sunday, approximately 100 law enforcement and fire personnel are expected to search a 26-acre site near the village of Sheridan.  Officials say the search will last about five hours.

According to Illinois State Police spokeswoman Monique Bond, the purpose of the search is to find evidence connected to the homicides, as well as recent burglaries in Grundy County.

Police haven't made any arrests in the June 14 shooting deaths of Donna Denker, 60, and Kelli Denker, 30.  However, authorities say they've recovered a gun used in the shootings.

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