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Police discover human remains near Peabody Road

MARION -- Responding to July 23 call around 9:15 p.m., Marion police discovered the remains of a deceased suspected female in the wooded are north of the 1600 block of Peabody Road. It is presumed that the person had taken up residence in the area. Members of Marion's Investigations Unit...
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Skeletal remains found in southern Illinois wildlife refuge

MARION, Ill. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after skeletal remains were found at a wildlife refuge in southern Illinois. The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Illinois State Police and the county coroner. The remains were found Thursday at the Crab Orchard National...
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Skeletal remains found at wildlife refuge

MARION, Ill. - Authorities are investigating after skeletal remains were found at a wildlife refuge in southern Illinois. The Williamson County Sheriff's Office is investigating with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Illinois State Police and the county coroner. The remains were found Thursday at the Crab Orchard National Wildlife...
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4 Indiana hunters plead guilty in Illinois poaching case

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Four hunters from Indiana have pled guilty and paid fines in a southern Illinois poaching case, according to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The four hunters were accused of deer hunting with rifles without required permits or hunting licenses and had two untagged, harvested deer...
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Skeletal remains found at Crab Orchard wildlife refuge in Illinois

The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office has started an investigation after the discovery of skeletal remains in the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge in Illinois. The discovery was made just before 9 a.m. Thursday. The sheriff’s office is being assisted by U.S. Fish and Wildlife, Illinois State Police Crime Scene Services and Williamson County Coroner Mike Burke. No information is available as to the identity of the deceased. You can learn more at thesouthern.com.
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Skeletal remains found in Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - An investigation is underway after skeletal remains were found in the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge. According to the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office, the remains were found just before 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 15. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife, Illinois State Police Crime Scene...
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Diederich endorsed by Johnson Co. sheriff

MARION -- Johnson County Sheriff Pete Sopczak says it has been a pleasure working with Jeff Diederich who recently stepped down as Chief Deputy Sheriff in Johnson County. Sopczak says Williamson County residents will gain an effective law enforcement officer by electing Diederich Williamson County Sheriff. "As the Sheriff of...
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Human remains found in Williamson County

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, IL– The Williamson County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that human skeleton remains were found in the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge. The discovery was made before 9 a.m Thursday. No information is available as to the identity of the deceased. The Sheriff’s Office is being assisted by U.S....
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Skeletal remains found in Crab Orchard

CRAB ORCHARD, IL — An investigation is underway after skeletal remains were found in the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge. According to the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office, the remains were found just before 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 15. The Sheriff’s Office is being assisted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife, Illinois State Police Crime Scene Services and the Williamson County Coroner Mike “Jr” Burke.