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Madison County, IL Sheriff's Office
Monday June 18th, 2012 :: 04:07 p.m. CDT

Press Release

June 18, 2012

The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis is conducting a death investigation in Columbia, Illinois. The squad of approximately fifteen (15) investigators assembled in Columbia, Illinois on June 17, 2012.

On Sunday June 17, 2012 at approximately 5:25p.m. the Columbia, Illinois Police Department responded to the 900 block of Bluffside, Columbia pursuant to a request by a family member that the police check the welfare of the resident at 911 Bluffside, Columbia.

Investigation by responding officers resulted in the discovery of the decedent:

AGE: 45

Major Case Squad investigators, Illinois State Police Crime Scene Services, the Monroe County Coroner’s Office, and the Columbia Police Department continue to investigate this matter.

The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis encourages anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact them at 618-281-5151.

Captain Jeff Wild-Deputy Commander/Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis

Madison County, IL Sheriff's Office
405 Randle St
Edwardsville, IL 62025

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 618-692-4433

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