CHRISTIAN COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT
301 W. Franklin Street
Taylorville, IL 62568
 
CALL 911 FOR EMERGENCY
217-824-4961(Non-Emergency)
217-824-4963(Fax)
Bruce Kettelkamp
Sheriff

 

          

CHRISTIAN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

CORRECTIONAL CENTER      *        9-1-1 CENTER

301 W. FRANKLIN STREET   P. O. BOX 678 • TAYLORVILLE, IL 62568   

               

                                                                                             

                                                                       SHERIFF  BRUCE KETTELKAMP                         PHONE (217) 824-4961 (C) 217-820-0758                       

 

                                                                                               CHIEF DEPUTY                                  FAX (217) 824-4963 SHERIFF’S OFFICE

                                                                                               BRUCE ENGELING                           FAX (217) 824-7890 9-1-1/COMMUNICATIONS
 

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     January 2, 2014
 

  The Christian County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with the Christian County Coroner, and the Illinois State Police are investigating the death of Howard Stephens, age (90) of rural Sharpsburg.

  On Wednesday, January 1st, at approximately 9:13am Christian County 9-1-1- received a medical emergency call. The Christian County Sheriff’s Office, along with investigators from the Illinois State Police Crime Scene Unit, and the Christian County Coroner responded.  Upon arrival at the scene deputies found the victim deceased from an apparent gun shot wound.

  An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday, January 2nd, 2014.