FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - The victim in a deadly stabbing in rural West Frankfort has been identified.
According to Franklin County Sheriff David Bartoni, the victim was 50-year-old Dennis L. Martin of West Frankfort.
Heath M. Dunning, 33, of Eldorado, was charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing.
According to Sheriff Bartoni, deputies received a report of a stabbing around 8:39 p.m. on Thursday, April 15.
When they arrived on scene, they found Martin dead from a stab wound.
Dunning was taken into custody at the scene.
He is being held on $2 million bond in the Franklin County Jail.