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Five Dead

Brittney Luark, 23, seen with her two children Brantley Ralston, 1, and Nolan Ralston, 5, was killed in downstate Manchester on April 24, 2013. Her boyfriend, James Roy Ralston, 29, (upper right) also was killed. Her older son is also seen in the lower right panel. Luark's grandmother, 67-year-old Jo Ann Sinclair, not pictured, also was killed. (Credit: Facebook)

Police: Gunman In Downstate Murders Had Dispute With Victim

The man suspected of storming into a south-central Illinois home and killing five members of the same family had a dispute with one of his alleged victims, but authorities Thursday were trying to determine if it was related to custody of a child.

04/25/2013

Rick Odell Smith, 43, was shot and killed by police in downstate Illinois, after allegedly shooting and killing five members of a family, and critically wounding a 6-year-old girl on April 24, 2013. (Credit: Illinois State Police)

Five Fatally Shot In Downstate Manchester; Suspect Dead

Five people were shot to death on Wednesday morning in the small downstate town of Manchester, and the suspect in the shooting later died at the hospital after a shootout with police.

04/24/2013