MOUNT ZION - Illinois State Police arrested Chad M. Cutler, 37, of Decatur on Thursday afternoon on a first-degree murder warrant in the death of his wife, Lisa Cutler.
Chad Cutler is being held in the Macon County Jail on $5,000,000 bond. He does not yet have a court date scheduled.
Lisa Cutler, 47, was found unresponsive on the floor of her bathroom in Mount Zion early on the morning of April 27, 2012, and pronounced dead at St. Mary’s Hospital. The preliminary cause of death was listed as drowning.
Police have treated the death as a homicide throughout the 15-month investigation and said there are no other suspects.
The case is being investigated by the state police, Mount Zion Police Department, Macon County Sheriff’s Office, Macon County State’s Attorney’s Office and the Macon County Coroner’s Office.
Lisa Cutler was a Spanish teacher at Eisenhower High School.