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Four arrested in connection to 2019 murder of Herrin man
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Four arrested in connection to 2019 murder of Herrin man


HERRIN — Four people have been charged in connection to the 2019 murder of a Herrin man, authorities say.

A news release from the Herrin Police Department said the Williamson County State’s Attorney’s Office issued warrants on first-degree murder charges for Malik Felton, 21, of Murphysboro; Austen Norris, 24, of Marion; Keith Kemery, 41, of De Soto; and Ashley Kaminski, 26, of Marion. They are accused of being involved in the Jan. 27, 2019 killing of 50-year-old Jeffery Ennis.

The release said Norris is currently serving a sentence in the Illinois Department of Corrections. According to the IDOC website, he is serving time for multiple counts of theft.

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As previously reported by The Southern, Ennis was found dead at around 5:18 a.m. Jan. 27, 2019 in his residence in the 700 block of North 17th Street.

Felton will appear before Judge Stephen Green at 1:15 p.m. Jan. 25 for a pretrial conference. Norris has a preliminary hearing at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 13 before Judge Green. Kemery will appear for a pretrial conference at 1:15 p.m. Feb. 1 before Judge Green. All appearances are at the Williamson County Courthouse.

— The Southern

A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that four men had been arrested. In fact, Ashely Kaminski is a woman.


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