Danville police investigating homicide

Danville police investigating homicide. (MGN file photo)


The Vermilion County Coroner Jane McFadden said the preliminary autopsy findings on Corey Jackson showing he died from a gunshot wound.

The final autopsy results are still pending.

The Danville PD and the Vermilion County Coroner's Office are still investigating the incident.

Anyone with more information on this is urged to contact Danville Police or Crime Stoppers at 217-446-TIPS.


The Vermilion County Coroner released the name of the victim of Saturday morning’s homicide.

26-year-old Corey Jackson II of Danville was found unresponsive by someone in a home in the 900 block of Koehn Drive.

Police confirmed Jackson was dead.

They're still working on determining the cause of death.

An autopsy is scheduled for Saturday.

Anyone with information is asked to call Danville Police.


Danville police are investigating a homicide in the 900 block of Koehn Drive.

It happened around 11:30 Saturday morning.

Someone went to the house and found a 26-year-old man unresponsive.

Police confirmed the man was dead, and said the cause of death hasn't been determined.

The man's name hasn't been released at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Danville Police Department at 217-431-2250.

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