FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Illinois State Police)
August 10, 2022
Contact: ISP Public Information Officer
ILLINOIS STATE POLICE CONDUCT DEATH INVESTIGATION
DUQUOIN – The Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is investigating the death of 66-year-old Theresa Henry of Carbondale. Theresa Henry is the wife of John Henry of Carbondale.
During the evening hours of August 9, 2022, John Henry returned home and reported locating Theresa Henry deceased in their home. John Henry notified the Carbondale Police Department (CPD) who responded to the scene. Paramedics with the Jackson County Ambulance Service responded and pronounced Theresa Henry deceased. The CPD requested ISP to conduct the investigation into Theresa Henry’s death.
An autopsy has been scheduled for Friday, August 12, 2022. The Jackson County Coroner’s Office and ISP Crime Scene Services are working together to investigate. Once the investigation is completed, the case will be turned over to the Jackson County State’s Attorney’s Office for review.
The investigation is open and on-going with no additional information being released at this time.