Homicide

Carbondale Police are investigating a homicide.

Illinois State Police say they're investigating the death of a Tamms man as a homicide.

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Jackson County State's Attorney

A Carbondale man is indicted for reckless homicide from a traffic accident last year.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 56-year-old Gary Starks is accused of killing a five-year-old boy by running over the child as Starks drove his vehicle at a high rate of speed on a road adjacent to Attucks Park in Carbondale last August.

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The Jackson County Sheriff's Department is investigating a double homicide in rural Murphysboro.

Deputies say 65-year-old Burl Ritcheson, and his 65-year-old wife Brenda, were found dead inside their home just after midnight on Monday by an adult family member who lived with the couple.

The Jackson County coroner has identified the inmate found dead Thursday morning in his cell at the Jackson County Jail.

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Jefferson County Sheriff's Department

Two people suspected in a Kentucky homicide case have been arrested in Jefferson County, Illinois.

Carbondale Police have arrested a man they believe is connected to a deadly shooting early Sunday morning.

Officers say 21-year-old Dwayne Dunn of St. Louis has been taken into custody and charged with reckless discharge of a firearm. The police department is attempting to locate two others, who are believed to be the primary suspects. 

Williamson County State's Attorney's Office

Williamson County investigators say a woman whose body was found in a burning home was shot to death.