Champaign Police Conduct Death Investigation

For Immediate Release
October 2, 2015                                               

Deputy Chief Troy Daniels
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Champaign Police Conduct Death Investigation

On October 1, 2015 at 10:04 PM, Champaign Police responded to the 300 Block of S. Country Fair Dr. for a shots fired report. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 21-year-old male, later identified as Kendell Adams, deceased with an apparent gunshot wound to the head.  Preliminary investigations suggest this was a self-inflicted accidental shooting.

Champaign Police are continuing to investigate and ask that if anyone has information regarding this incident to please call the Investigations Division at (217) 351-4545 or Crime Stoppers at (217) 373-8477.

Champaign Police reminds citizens that information submitted to Crime Stoppers is anonymous.  Calls are routed to a third-party national call center that receives your information, completes a tips information form, and then passes the information to the appropriate law enforcement agency.

Caller ID tracking is not utilized by Crime Stoppers and conversations are not recorded.  Anonymous tips can be shared by phone at: 217-373-8477 (TIPS); online at; or by texting “CCTIP” plus the crime information to 274637 (CRIMES).

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