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Nicholas Sheley is serving six life sentences for a string of murders in Illinois, and faces trial for two more slayings in Missouri, where prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Missouri Seeks Death For Man Convicted In 6 Illinois Murders

Prosecutors in Jefferson County south of St. Louis filed notice on June 8 of their intent to press for Nicholas Sheley’s execution if he’s convicted in the Festus, Missouri, killings of Jill and Tom Estes of Sherwood, Arkansas.

06/15/2015

Convicted serial killer Nicholas Sheley (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Man Convicted Of Killing 4 With Hammer

A man serving life sentences for two killings was convicted Thursday in the deaths of four others who were fatally beaten with a hammer in a northwest Illinois apartment.

05/30/2014

Timomthy Pitzen

Family Searches For Missing Aurora Boy In Western Illinois

Relatives of an Aurora woman, who committed suicide in a Rockford motel room, are out searching for the woman’s missing son in western Illinois.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2011