Sex offender found shot to death in Cahokia street

News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Data pix.
(KTVI) - The Major Case Squad has been activated to investigate a murder in the metro east.

Officers responded to the 100 block of Amelia Drive Thursday night in Cahokia.  When they arrived, they found the body of man lying in the street.    Police identified the victim as William E. Harriel, Jr., 26.

Authorities say Harriel had been shot.  He was a registered sex offender and was convicted of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim 13-16 years old.

At this time there are no suspects.  Anyone with information should contact the Major Case Squad at (618) 825-5715.

[googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?q=179+AMELIA+DRIVE,+CAHOKIA,+IL+62206&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=179+Amelia+Dr,+Cahokia,+Illinois+62206&t=m&ll=38.616334,-90.083771&spn=0.187777,0.439453&z=11&iwloc=A&output=embed&w=640&h=350]

FOX 2 Newsletters

Sign up for a newsletter from FOX 2 to get updates about news and weather. We offer daily headlines, breaking news, severe weather, and forecast emails.

Popular

Latest News

More News