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Police Search for Suspects in Homicide Case

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Police Search for Suspects in Homicide Case
By: Heartland News

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Ill. - Police are looking for two men they say are armed and dangerous in connection with a death in Williamson County.

Police say Michael Thompson and Terrance Vinson are suspects in the death of Benjamin Slaughter, 26, in Williamson County.  His body found was found in the Crab Orchard Refuge Wednesday morning.  The cause of death has not been released.

Thompson and Vinson are also suspects in a possible abduction of several people Tuesday.  All the victims were found alive except Slaughter.  Thompson and Vinson face unlawful restraint, aggravated battery, and unlawful use of a weapon charges.

Another man, 21-year-old Trevis Thompson, faces aggravated battery and unlawful restraint charges.

Carbondale police, the Williamson County Sheriff's Department, Southern Illinois Enforcement Group, and the FBI are involved in this investigation.

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