Major Case Squad investigating sex offender's death in Cahokia

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on February 7, 2014 at 12:34 PM

Updated Friday, Feb 7 at 10:49 PM

(KMOV) – The St. Louis-area Major Case Squad is investigating after a man was found dead in Cahokia on Thursday.

Authorities responded to the 100 block of Amelia Dr. around 9:30 p.m. and found 26-year-old William Harriel Jr. shot to death.

According to Illinois State Police records, Harriel Jr. was a registered sex offender and  was previously charged with sexual abuse of a victim between 13 and 16 years old.

Police continue to look for suspects in the case.

Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call the Major Case Squad at (618)-825-5700.

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