Crossville, IL Man Arrested for Pushing Mom into Fire

The White County, Illinois Sheriff’s Office arrested a Crossville man Thursday for allegedly setting his mom’s home on fire and pushing her into the fire.

Cathy Brandenstein suffered severe burns on a major portion of her body.

35-year-old Clayton Andrew Swanner was found walking down the road in front of the house a short time later.

He is facing a charge of Aggravated Domestic Battery and is being held without bond in the White County Jail.