301 W. Franklin Street
Taylorville, IL 62568
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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
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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.