Person Of Interest Questioned In Belvidere Murders

By The Chicago Times Staff

December 24, 2021

BELVIDERE, IL – A Huntley man arrested by U.S. Marshals for a parole violation was later identified as a person of interest in a triple homicide in Belvidere.

According to Belvidere police, Alize Q. Smith, 24, of Huntley had spent several hours with Andrew Hintt, 31, and Hintt’s sons Benjamin, 7, and Sebastian, age 5.

While held at Boone County Jail, Smith was interrogated by police and questioned about evidence found in his home.

Hintt and his sons were discovered murdered on Sunday evening in the Hintt home.

Hintt, a father of five, was engaged and owned his own meat truck.