Name of shooting victim released

Local News
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VERMILION COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — The name of a man shot dead Tuesday night has been released.

Coroner Jane McFadden says an autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday for 33-year old Cedric Halthon.

Police responded to an apartment on North Sherman Street, near Fairchild, about 6 pm, Tuesday.

Dozens of family members say Halthon was just released from prison earlier in the day and was spending time with his children when it happened. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers. You can remain anonymous and may earn a cash reward. 

Vermilion County Crime Stoppers  
(217) 446 – TIPS 
Danville Police
(217) 431 – 2250

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