Centreville man found guilty of first degree murder - KMOV.com

Centreville man found guilty of first degree murder

CENTREVILLE, Ill. (KMOV) -- A St. Clair County jury found Thursday 36-year-old Elijah Branch of Centreville, Ill. guilty of first degree murder in connection with the shooting death of 27- year-old Michael Williams of East St. Louis.

Judge John Baricevic sentenced Branch to 20-60 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. The jury reached the verdict after eight hours of deliberation throughout the course of two days.

Branch’s sentencing will be March 31, 2011. 
 

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