Hannah Whitman

Springfield woman pleads guilty to disposing body of murdered woman

A Springfield woman accused of helping a killer dispose of a woman’s body after a slaying pleaded guilty to charges.

Hannah Whitman, 35, pleaded guilty to one count of tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony and one count of gross abuse of a corpse, a fifth-degree felony. She faces a maximum of four years in prison, Clark County Assistant Prosecutor Andrew Picek said.

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Whitman was charged in connection with the murder of Tiffany Chambers, a Jacksonville woman who was killed by Prentiss Hare in 2015. Whitman was dating Hare at the time, witnessed Chambers’ murder and helped dispose of her body, according to police.

Hare pleaded guilty to Chambers murder last month, the second murder he’s been convicted of. Chambers is due in court June 15 for sentencing.

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