Items tagged: Homicide

Arrest Made in February 3, 2020, Homicide Investigation

On October 6, 2020, at approximately 11:12 a.m., the Champaign County Street Crimes Task Force and United States Marshal’s Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force located and arrested D’Andre Miller, 33, of Champaign, for his alleged involvement in a Feb. 3, 2020, homicide. Miller was arrested in the 1100 block of North James Street, Champaign. […]


Homicide Investigation – 100 Block of North State Street

On July 1, 2020, at approximately 11:50 p.m., Champaign Police were called to the 100 Block of North State Street for the report of a robbery. Upon arrival, officers discovered an unresponsive 56-year-old white male who had been physically battered and was without a pulse. Officers immediately began lifesaving attempts until the victim was able […]


Arrest Made in May 21 Homicide Investigation

On May 21, 2020, at approximately 2:02 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the area of 200 S. Country Fair Drive for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 25-year-old male victim, later identified as James K. Coleman from Rantoul, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Police determined a group of individuals gathered at […]


Champaign Police Investigating Overnight Homicide

On May 21, 2020, at approximately 2:02 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the area of 200 S. Country Fair Drive for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 25-year-old male victim with multiple gunshot wounds.  Ultimately, the victim did not survive his injuries and he was pronounced dead on scene. The preliminary investigation indicates […]


Police Investigating Overnight Homicide, Arrest Warrant Issued

On Feb. 3, 2020, at approximately 2:49 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 1300 block of Mariner Way for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered an unresponsive 33-year-old male inside a vehicle suffering from a single, life-threatening gunshot wound to the abdomen. The victim was transported to a local hospital and rushed into surgery […]


Suspect in Homicide Investigation Surrenders to Police

This afternoon, Isaiah Depriest Cain (pictured), 28, of Champaign, surrendered to Champaign Police after a warrant had been issued for his arrest for First-Degree Murder in connection to the shooting death of Scott Roth, 21, of Champaign. The bond on the warrant was set at $2 million. Cain was transported to the Champaign County Jail […]


Champaign Police Investigating Overnight Homicide

This morning, at approximately 4:40 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 800 Block of Fairoaks Drive following reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered an unresponsive 38-year-old male victim inside a private residence suffering from life-threatening gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The preliminary […]


Police Seek Information in N. Hickory Street Homicide

Last night, at approximately 9:10 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 700 Block of N. Hickory Street following reports of a shooting. Arriving officers discovered a 48-year-old male suffering from a serious gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he was rushed into surgery but would later succumb to his injuries. […]


Champaign Police Investigate Suspicious Death (Shadowwood Mobile Home Park)

The Champaign Police Department is investigating a suspicious death of a 27 year-old male. On November 18, 2014 at 8:17 a.m. police were called to the intersection of Redbud and Forsythia Drives to check on the welfare of an injured man who was found in a car. Upon arrival, officers found a deceased man in a car […]


Third Suspect in Redding Homicide Arrested – Investigation Continues

A third suspect, Micah J. Hopkins, 30, of Champaign, has been arrested in connection to the murder of Allen M. Redding. According the Blytheville Police Department, their agency assisted the U.S. Marshal’s Service with the capture of Micah Hopkins. Hopkins was taken into custody yesterday afternoon at 1608 Chickasawba Street in Blytheville, Arkansas. Two other […]