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2020 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Edgar County?

There were 43 offenders released on parole during 2020 that live in Edgar County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by East Central Reporter. The data shows 35 men and eight women were released in Edgar County. The median age of the parolees was 34. The youngest parolee was a 20-year-old woman convicted of a crime involving drugs in 2020, and the oldest was a 62-year-old woman convicted of a crime involving alcohol in 2017.
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Kansas, Ill., man dead after being ran over by dump truck

KANSAS, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — A man was found dead around 6:30 p.m. Friday night in Kansas, Ill., after being ran over by a dump truck being used to fill a pool. Benjamin Boddy, 20, of Kansas, and another man were using a 1993 Ford dump truck to help a friend fill a swimming pool when the incident occurred, according to a news release from Edgar County Coroner Scott Barrett. While emptying a water tank being carried by the dump truck, Boddy allegedly walked away from the area and the man with him assumed he just went for a walk around the property.
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Q4 2020 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Edgar County?

There were 11 offenders released on parole during the fourth quarter of 2020 that live in Edgar County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by East Central Reporter. The data shows that nine men and two women were released in Edgar County. The median age of the parolees...
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Paris Man Shot And Killed By Neighbor During Argument -

Edgar County Coroner, Scott Barrett, has released preliminary details on the death of a Paris man following a shooting Tuesday evening on West Arthur Street in Paris. Several 911 calls started coming in to dispatch at 7:33 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Callers stated that a man had just been shot following an argument with a neighbor. Several callers also stated that the shooter was still on the scene.
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Man shot dead by neighbor after argument, witnesses say

PARIS, Ill. (WICS/WCCU) — A Paris, Illinois man is dead after a shooting Tuesday night. Edgar County Coroner Scott Barrett says several people called in around 7:30 p.m. saying a man had been shot following an argument with a neighbor. Paris Police began administering CPR to the victim, 31-year-old Matthew...
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Coroner identifies man shot and killed in Paris shooting

PARIS, Ill. (WAND) - One person is dead after a shooting Tuesday evening on West Arthur Street in Paris. According to the Edgar County Coroner, several 911 calls started coming in to dispatch at 7:33 p.m. Tuesday regarding a man being shot following an argument with a neighbor. Several callers also stated that the shooter was still on the scene.
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1 dead, 1 in custody following fatal shooting in Paris, IL

PARIS, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — A Paris man was killed Tuesday following a shooting on West Arthur Street, according to Edgar County Coroner Scott Barrett. Matthew M. Morgan, 31, was found at the address of several 911 calls came in to dispatch around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday stating a man had been shot following an argument with a neighbor.
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Man dies in Tuesday evening shooting

PARIS, IL (WTHI) - A man is dead after a Tuesday evening shooting in Paris, Illinois. The coroner confirms it happened just after 7:30 on West Arthur Street. Callers to Edgar County dispatch said the victim had been arguing with his neighbor. The victim is identified as 31 year old...
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AREA MAN DIES IN SHOOTING

An area man has died after a shooting incident earlier this week. The Edgar County Sheriffs Department reports that 31 year old Matthew Morgan of Paris was found shot Tuesday evening after E-911 calls regarding two neighbors arguing at a Paris residential location. He was taken to the Paris hospital where he was pronounced dead. An autopsy was scheduled for Wednesday in Terre Haute Indiana. A suspect was later taken into custody. He has been identified as 30 year old Zachary Smith also of Paris. Smith has been preliminarily charged with First Degree Murder and other firearm and weapons charges in the shooting and was being held in the Edgar County jail pending a court appearance.
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Edgar County Board To Maintain 3,250' Setback for Wind Generators

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Board confirmed this morning during their study session that they will not be reducing the wind farm set-back limits from the current 3,250 feet from primary structures. The meeting was attended by people from all parts of Edgar county and even Douglas County....
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Edgar County Man Charged With Killing Neighbor

PARIS, Ill. – An Edgar County man faces a murder charge after an argument with a neighbor. Witnesses told police that 31-year-old Matthew Morgan was shot during an argument with 30 year old Zachary Smith. It happened Tuesday evening around 7:30 on Archer Street. Smith faces three charges, including first-degree...