Latest: 4:20 pm, 10/23/17, Monday
VERMILION COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — One man is being held on $5 million bond after being accused of killing someone this weekend. It happened in the 700-block of Florida Street, Danville, Sunday morning.
Marcus Carter was clearly crying when he appeared in court Monday morning. He’s accused of killing Lucas Stark after an argument.
Carter’s girlfriend, Sky Jones, was also arrested and is charged with obstructing justice for allegedly lying to police. Her bond is $10,000.
Update: 3:30 pm, 10/22/17, Sunday
DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — The name of a man shot to death has been released.
Vermilion County Coroner Jane McFadden says an autopsy is scheduled Monday morning for 35-year old Lucas Stark.
Authorities arrested 26-year old Marcus Carter for murder and a 27-year old woman for obstructing justice.
Original: 2:50 pm, 10/22/17, Sunday
DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — One person is dead and another arrested after an early morning shooting.
It happened in the 700-block of Florida Street. Police were called there around 3:00 am for a report of someone being shot. Officers found a 35-year old man with a wound in his upper body. He was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead an hour later.
Investigators at the scene learned the victim had an argument with 26-year old Marcus Carter. He was arrested for murder.
A 27-year old woman is also being charged with obstructing justice in connection to the case.