(CBS/AP) COOK COUNTY, Ill. - Two men were charged Monday with first-degree murder in the deaths of a mother and daughter whose bodies were found in the trunk of a burning vehicle in Illinois, Cook County officials say.
Robert Danno, 50, and Jose Fernardo Martinez-Hernandez, 24, were scheduled to appear in bond court Tuesday morning, the Sheriff's Department said.
Officials say the bodies of Danno's wife, 51-year-old Mary Ann Urban-Danno, and her mother, 79-year-old Theresa Urban, were discovered Saturday in a nature preserve in unincorporated Palos Park.
The deaths were ruled homicides after autopsies Sunday found both women had been strangled.
According to the sheriff, Danno and Martinez-Hernandez killed the women in Chicago then stuffed the bodies in the trunk of a PT Cruiser owned by Urban-Dano, drove it to the forest preserve and set it on fire.