Williamson County burglary turns into death investigation

"Not a random act": That's how authorities in Williamson County describe a burglary that is now a death investigation.
Published: Nov. 30, 2022 at 4:55 PM CST
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WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - Williamson County authorities are saying a burglary that has become a death investigation was “not a random act.”

The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office reports deputies responded to a home on Morning Glory Road, near the Crab Orchard spillway, just before 2 on Tuesday for a report of a burglary in progress.

When they got there, they a found a man who had been injured.

That person went to a hospital in Carbondale where he was pronounced dead.

Anyone with information should contact the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office at 618-997-6541 or the Williamson County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-414-TIPS.