CARBONDALE – The Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating the death of 66-year-old Theresa Henry of Carbondale, wife of Carbondale Mayor John “Mike” Henry.
According to ISP, during the evening hours of Aug. 9, John Henry returned home and reported finding Theresa Henry dead in their home. John Henry notified the Carbondale Police Department, who responded to the scene.
Paramedics with the Jackson County Ambulance Service responded and pronounced Theresa Henry dead. The Carbondale Police Department requested ISP to conduct the investigation into Theresa Henry’s death. An autopsy has been scheduled for tomorrow.
The Jackson County Coroner’s Office and ISP Crime Scene Services are working together to investigate. Once the investigation is completed, the case will be turned over to the Jackson County State’s Attorney’s Office for review.