Eye On Weather

68°F
Sponsored by

Death Investigation in Champaign

<em><span style="font-size: 12px; color: #000000;"><span style="color: #0000bf; font-size: 15px;"><span style="font-style: italic;"><strong><span style="font-size: 15px;">Latest: 5:50 pm, March 1</span></strong><br><br></span></span></span></em><span style="font-size: 12px; color: #000000;"><span style="color: #0000bf; font-size: 15px;"><span style="font-style: italic;"></span></span></span>The man who lived in the trailer where a LeRoy woman was found dead was in court today.
Latest: 5:50 pm, March 1
    The man who lived in the trailer where a LeRoy woman was found dead was in court today. 34-year old Steven Killam was charged with obstruction of justice. He pleaded not guilty.    
    Champaign police say he removed evidence from the trailer where 23-year old Hannah Prospal was found dead, but wouldn't say what he took. The coroner is still waiting on a toxicology report to determine her cause of death.

 Update: 6:12 pm, February 29

    We now know more about the woman found dead in Champaign. Police say she was found inside a camping trailer which was parked in carpet store lot on West Bloomington Road.
    Officials say 34-year old Steven Killam was in the trailer with her when they responded to the scene shortly after 6 am. 23-year old Hannah Prospal, of LeRoy, was found dead. The coroner is trying to determine the cause of death, but must wait on toxicology reports.
    Killam was taken in for questioning, but at this time, it's not a criminal investigation. Police say he admitted removing evidence from the scene, so he was arrested for obstructing justice.

Original: 11:12 am

   Champaign police are conducting a death investigation. A 25-year old woman was found dead in a trailer about 6:15 am. The trailer was located in the parking lot of Carpet One on Bloomington Road. It was removed from the lot as part of the investigation.
Page: [[$index + 1]]
comments powered by Disqus

Do You Have a News Tip?


If you have any story ideas or a news tip,  let our news desk know.