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Demise-Cause Of Loss of life – Obituary

URBANA – An Urbana man is in the Champaign County Jail on a preliminary demand of murder in relationship with a capturing in Campustown on Friday night.

Matthew Denbo, 42, is predicted to surface in bond courtroom on Sunday in connection with the shooting dying of Joshua Berg, 46, of Urbana.

About 9:06 p.m., law enforcement ended up termed to the 200 block of East Inexperienced Street in Champaign for shots fired and found the victim. He was pronounced useless at Carle Hospital at 9:30 p.m. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

Police stated Mr. Berg and Denbo have been the two strolling east when they commenced arguing.

“The argument fast escalated, with Denbo firing a gun and mortally wounding the sufferer,” police claimed.

Mr. Berg’s loss of life is the fourth homicide of 2022 in the metropolis. Police have built arrests in each individual of those people scenarios.

Police have not labeled as a homicide the taking pictures death Thursday of Latoya Gwin, 34. She was shot about 5:14 a.m. inside her house in the 400 block of East Beardsley Avenue all through what police described as a domestic dispute.

Denbo was booked into the county jail about 6 a.m. Saturday. Court docket data display he has a 2010 conviction for misdemeanor driving less than the influence in Champaign County.

The range of verified shootings in Champaign this yr stands all-around 75. About 20 individuals have been hurt. That compares with about 135 shootings and 33 individuals wounded in Champaign during the exact same period of time previous 12 months.

Champaign police, assisted by University of Illinois officers, put in substantially of Friday night time canvassing the spot. They check with anyone who may well have movie to get hold of Champaign law enforcement at 217-351-4545 to share it.