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Carbondale, IL man sentenced to prison for murder/robbery after 2015 shooting

Quentin M. Bailey (Source: Carbondale Police Department) Quentin M. Bailey (Source: Carbondale Police Department)
JACKSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

The Jackson County, Illinois State’s Attorney announced Friday that Quentin M. Bailey, 23, of Carbondale was sentenced to serve 85 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after being found guilty of first degree murder and robbery.  

Bailey was convicted of first degree murder and robbery in relation to a shooting incident which happened at a hotel parking lot on May 10, 2015, on the East Side of Carbondale near Reed Station Road. 

The victim of the shooting, Broderick Miller of Marion, passed away following the initial charges. The jury found that that Bailey, while committing a forcible felony, Robbery, fired a .380 caliber handgun at Miller, killing him.

The robbery charge alleges that Bailey took cannabis from Miller by the use of force.  

The Carbondale Police Department was alerted to the offense when a witness left the victim at Carbondale Memorial Hospital. 

Bailey, who was on supervised release from the Department of Corrections for a previous armed robbery, was found the following day by law enforcement at a home located South Emerald Lane in Carbondale. The home had been broken into without the authorization of the owner.

This case was investigated by the Carbondale Police Department, the Illinois State Police Forensic Crime Center, the U.S. Marshal’s Service, and the Illinois Department of Corrections.

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