Williamson County Man Arrested in Connection to Colp Murder

Williamson County Man Arrested in Connection to Colp Murder

COLP – A Williamson County man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection with a recent homicide in Colp.

According to Illinois State Police (ISP), 57-year-old Nathan Clark of Colp was arrested and charged with first-degree murder.

ISP said the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office asked agents from the ISP Division of Criminal Investigation Zone 7 to investigate the homicide that happened around 6:40 Thursday morning in the 300 block of South Johnson Street in Colp.

Preliminary information indicated that Williamson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of a stabbing at a home on South Johnson Street. As deputies arrived on scene, they discovered a 30-year-old Marion man had been stabbed. The victim was transported to an area hospital and was pronounced dead.

Clark was subsequently arrested and remains in custody at the Williamson County Jail on a bond set by the court at $1 million/10% to apply.

Anyone with additional information on this incident should call ISP DCI Zone 7 at 618-542-2171, Extension 1203.

ISP DCI Zone 7 was assisted by ISP District 13 Troopers, the Williamson County Sheriff’s Department and the Williamson County States Attorney’s Office.

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