Excerpt from the Chris Coleman interview. Coleman was convicted of killing his wife and two sons. This interview took place after the bodies were found in their Columbia, Illinois home. The evidence was released by the judge on July 7, 2011.
Chris Coleman is escorted to the Perry County Courthouse in April 2011 during the selection of jurors in Pickneyville, Illinois. Chris Coleman was sentenced to life in prison for killing his wife and two sons. This video is a rapid sequence of still camera images.
Joyce Meyer speaks to members of the media after her deposition in the Chris Coleman case. Meyer and her son Dan Meyer appeared at the Monroe County courthouse to give a taped deposition in the case against her former bodyguard Chris Coleman. Coleman was charged with killing his wife and two sons. Police theorized that Meyer discouraged divorce and Coleman feared he would lose his job if he divorced his wife. Coleman was having an affair with Tara Lintz his wife's high school friend.
Press conference in 2009 about the triple murder of Sheri, Garett and Gavin Coleman in Columbia, Illinois. Their father Chris Coleman was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for the murders two years later.
A two-truck accident killed a Highland woman just after 4 a.m. Friday on U.S. 40 at Kennedy Lane, near the park-and-ride in Highland. The crash killed 45-year-old Charlene Johnson and sent 36-year-old Wayne Stayton of Collinsville to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland.
Dennis Mares, an SIUE criminologist, discusses gun violence and young people in the United States in the wake of multiple Southern Illinois school shooting threats following the deadly Parkland, Florida school shooting Feb. 14.
Investigators were at 141 Paulette Drive in Belleville on Tuesday after a 19-year-old died of a gunshot wound to the chest Monday night. The Major Case Squad was activated Monday night to continue the investigation into a fatal shooting, which police believe occurred at 141 Paulette Drive.