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Posted on: January 21, 2023

Death Investigation

CARBONDALE –  On 01/21/23 at 1:27 a.m. City of Carbondale police officers responded to the 800 block of East Grand Avenue in reference to a death investigation.   The officers found a male with a gunshot wound inside an apartment.  The identity of the victim is not being released pending notifications to family and loved ones.  There are no known threats to the public at this time.   The Carbondale Police Department requested assistance from the Illinois State Police to lead this open and ongoing investigation.  No further information will be provided at this time.   

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 549-2121 or Illinois State Police Zone 7 Investigations at (618) 542-2171. You may also call the Carbondale/SIU Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (618) 549-COPS (2677) or the Murphysboro/Jackson County anonymous tip line at (618) 687-COPS (2677). Anonymous tips may also be made by selecting the “Crime Stoppers” tab located on the main page of this website. Please help yourself, along with your county, its communities and the university campus by using these numbers if you witness, or have any information pertaining to, a crime. Cash rewards for information which leads to an arrest are also made anonymously. Remember, crime doesn’t pay, but Crime Stoppers does!

The mission of the Carbondale Police Department is to work in partnership with our community to preserve life, protect human rights, protect property and improve quality of life by providing police service to all in a fair, sensitive and professional manner.

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