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4 arrested in 2019 southern Illinois slaying

December 31, 2020 GMT

HERRIN, Il. (AP) — Four people have been charged with first-degree murder in the 2019 slaying of a southern Illinois man, authorities have announced.

According to the Southern Illinoisan, the Herrin Police Department announced in a news release that warrants had been issued for 21-year-old Mark Felton of Murphysboro, 24-year-old Austen Norris of Marion, 41-year-old Keith Kemery of De Soto and 26-year-old Ashley Kaminski of Marion.

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The four are accused of taking part in the slaying of 50-year-old Jeffery Ennis, whose body was found in his Herrin home on Jan. 27 of last year. No details have been provided about how he was killed.

Felton is scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 25. Norris, who is serving a prison sentence for multiple counts of theft is scheduled to appear on Jan. 13. Kemery is scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 1. It was not immediately clear if Kaminski was in custody.