Pravin Varughese

The attorney for a man accused in the 2014 death of a Southern Illinois University student from suburban Chicago says he will file a motion for a change of venue.

The Southern Illinoisan reports Attorney Michael Wepsiec on Friday told Jackson County Circuit Judge Mark Clarke that social media discussions are part of his basis for moving the trial of Gaege Bethune.

Bethune Pleads Not Guilty in Varughese Case

Jul 18, 2017
Daily Egyptian

The man accused of killing a student from SIU-Carbondale in 2014 entered his plea in Jackson County Court.

The Daily Egyptian reports Gaege Bethune pleaded not guilty Tuesday to two counts of first-degree murder of SIU-C student Pravin Varughese.

Justice for Pravin

A southern Illinois man has been indicted in the death of former SIU-Carbondale student Pravin Varughese.

The Carbondale Police Department says 22-year-old Gauge Bethune of Eldorado faces two counts of first-degree murder.

The mother of an SIU student who was found dead in early 2014 says she wants Carbondale city leaders to help answer questions that remain from his case.

Two years after his death, a special prosecutor appointed to review the circumstances behind Pravin Varughese's death, is now expected to release the findings of his investigation.

The NBC television affiliate in Chicago reported the news on Friday, the two-year anniversary of when Varughese went missing.

justice for molly

The families of two young people who died in Carbondale within the past three years are continuing to pursue the justice they say is being covered-up by local law enforcement, most notably, Jackson County State's Attorney, Mike Carr.

Memorial Planned to Remember Varughese

Feb 13, 2015

This week marks the first anniversary of the disappearance and death of former SIUC student Pravin Varughese.

Carbondale Police

The investigation into an SIU student’s death earlier this month is continuing, as new details are coming to light surrounding the night he went missing.