Jeremy Huskey


A Drew County man was sentenced to 55 years in prison Tuesday after a Drew County jury convicted him of aggravated residential burglary and manslaughter in the death of a Monticello man.

At the conclusion of a one-day trial, Jeremy Huskey, 39, was sentenced to 35 years in prison for aggravated residential burglary and 20 years for manslaughter in the death of 67-year-old George Flowers, of Monticello. Circuit Judge Sam Pope ordered the sentences to run consecutive.

George Flowers

George Flowers

Flowers died of complications from blunt force physical trauma on August 13, 2017, less than a month after Huskey attacked Flowers at his home.

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Medical Examiner: George Flowers’ death a homicide