Man dies after incident in southern Illinois


Web Editor - Mason Stevenson

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Ill. - A southern Illinois man is dead.  Now, authorities want to know why.

22-year-old Trevor Martin died Wednesday morning at a St. Louis area hospital.

The Williamson County Sheriff's Department says Martin's death is the result of an incident that happened on Jefferson Creet in Creal Springs Friday, June 28.  Investigators say no weapons or "other instruments" were involved.

There's been no word on the cause of death.  In fact, an autopsy has been scheduled for Saturday.

In a news release to Local 6, the sheriff's department says the Williamson County State's Attorney's Office has been made aware of the investigation and will decide if any charges are warranted in the case.

No other information has been released.