Death investigation underway in Mt. Vernon - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

Death investigation underway in Mt. Vernon

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MT. VERNON, Ill. -- Investigators in Jefferson County are now conducting a death investigation after a beating led to a man's death.

On Tuesday, officers were called to investigate a battery in the 1000 block of Prairie.

The male victim was taken to Crossroads Hospital and eventually transferred to a hospital in Evansville, IN.

On Wednesday, the unnamed victim died.

Mt Vernon Police Department Detectives are conducting an investigation into the death. The Vanderburgh County Coroner’s Office and Jefferson County State’s Attorneys Office are assisting.
 

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