Man accused in East St. Louis shooting death


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Posted Online: Jan. 11, 2012, 8:20 am
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BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) Authorities say they believe they've cracked the case of a nearly four-month-old southwestern Illinois shooting death.

Prosecutors in St. Clair County on Tuesday charged 23-year-old Marlon Jackson of Washington Park with one count of first-degree murder.

Investigators allege that Jackson shot Darrell Wilbourn last Sept. 24 near a public housing complex in East St. Louis.

Jackson remains jailed in Belleville on $1 million bond.

Online court records do not show whether he has an attorney. Jackson does not have a listed home telephone number.














 



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