ISP arrest man for homicide in Johnson Co.

Published: Aug. 29, 2021 at 9:12 PM CDT
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JOHNSON COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - A 68-year-old Goreville man was arrested on a first degree murder charge on Saturday, August 28.

Larry D. Cavitt is accused of shooting and killing 51-year-old Joseph Geyman of Tunnel Hill.

According to Illinois State Police, Geyman was shot at 11:45 p.m. on the 6000 block of Dutchman Lake Road in Johnson County.

After an investigation, Cavitt was arrested and booked into the Massac County Jail. He is awaiting a bond hearing.

ISP said no further information will be released at this time.

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