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Man charged with murder in Grayville shooting

ISP investigating death of 41-year-old in Edwards Co.
Published: Nov. 22, 2021 at 10:16 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 24, 2021 at 5:25 AM CST
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EDWARDS CO., Ill. (WFIE) - Illinois State Police are investigating the death 41-year-old in Grayville.

Around 2 a.m. Sunday, troopers say they were called to the 100 block of E. Sycamore Street where they found the man’s body.

The Edwards County Coroner identified the man as Tommy Burns.

Tuesday, Edwards County officials sent us court documents for Steven S. Schmittler.

They show he’s charged with first degree murder in the case. He’s also facing weapons charges.

The documents show Schmittler is accused of intentionally shooting Burns.

Steven Schmittler
Steven Schmittler(Illinois State Police)

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