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29-year-old woman dead in East St. Louis shooting

Catherine Jackson
Catherine Jackson

Police on Thursday night were investigating a shooting death in East St. Louis.

East St. Louis Police and Illinois State Police were called to a home in the 600 block of North Ninth Street at 1:52 p.m. Thursday to investigate the death of a woman.

Police confirmed they were investigating the death as a homicide, and crime-scene investigators were processing the scene Thursday night.

St. Clair County Coroner Calvin Dye Sr. identified the victim as 29-year-old Catherine Jackson. She was pronounced dead at 4:15 p.m. at the North Ninth Street home, Dye said.

Jackson’s preliminary cause of death was from multiple gunshots.

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East St. Louis police and Illinois State Police were investing a homicide in the 600 block of North 9th Street in East St. Louis. Kara Berg kberg@bnd.com

Kara Berg: 618-239-2626, @karaberg95

Elizabeth Donald: 618-239-2507, @BNDedonald

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