Jackson Man Facing Murder Charges

A man is facing murder and other felony charges following an overnight manhunt in Cape Girardeau and Perry Counties. Victor Grebing, 26, of Jackson, was charged with murder, armed criminal action and felony burglary. He is accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend, Hailey Wipfler-Crook, to death on Tuesday afternoon at a home in Oak Ridge. The investigation started on Tuesday, June 23, after the sheriff’s office received a 911 call around 3:36 p.m. from a home on State Highway 61 near the intersection of State Highway KK. The shooting occurred at a family member’s home where Hailey Wipfler-Crook lived. Court documents state that when deputies arrived on scene, they found her lying across a bed, motionless. She had a gunshot wound to her chest and medical personnel declared her dead. While talking to family members at the home, detectives say a woman told them she was in the living room when she heard her husband yell from the kitchen, “there’s a man with a gun.” She said she then heard gunshots come from the basement. Court documents state Wipfler-Crook’s 10-year-old son witnessed her getting shot. The woman’s husband told detectives he was in the kitchen when he saw Grebing go through the garage door and into the home. He said Grebing had a gun and pointed it at his face, he then went downstairs. That’s when the man said he yelled for his wife. The sheriff’s office activated a manhunt for Grebing in the New Bethel Church area, specifically around County Roads 525, 523 and 532. Authorities said he was spotted in this area around 7 p.m. after he ran into a wooded area. Police say Grebing was found inside the Perry County line around 7 a.m. on Wednesday.

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