Charleston man fatally stabbed in Illinois

JACKSONVILLE, IL - Authorities say a Charleston man was fatally stabbed by a relative in Illinois on Saturday morning.

William G. McElhaney, 70, of Charleston, was pronounced dead after Jacksonville Police Department officers found him inside of a home, lying in a pool of blood after responding to reports of a stabbing.

Police arrested 48-year-old Robert Heitbrink and charged him with murder.  They say he is related to the victim.

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