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  1. Man Extradited To Jackson County On Murder ChargesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    ... January two days after the body of 40-year-old Marsha Ann Brown was found in tall weeds on a small embankment near Makanda. Banks and the victim are both from Cape Girardeau. Banks was returned to Illinois on Friday. He is jailed on $1 million bond. ...

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  2. Man accused in woman's death returned to IllinoisRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | KMIZ

    ... n January two days after the body of 40-year-old Marsha Ann Brown was found in tall weeds on a small embankment near Makanda (muh-KAN'-duh).

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  3. Man accused of murder extradited to Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2010 | KFVS12

    ... degree murder of Marsha Ann Brown, 40, of Cape Girardeau. A passerby saw her body while driving on Hwy. 51 near Makanda, Ill. and called police the morning of Jan. 14. According to court documents, Banks is accused of using a handgun to kill Brown. ...

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  4. Businessman gets prison time in bid-rigging schemeRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    ... to spend more than a year in prison. U.S. District Judge David Herndon sentenced 71-year-old Barrett Rochman of Makanda on Tuesday to a year and four months behind bars. Rochman also was fined $30,000. Rochman is the fourth person sentenced to ...

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  5. Businessman gets 16 months in prison for bid-rigging schemeRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | Belleville News Democrat

    - A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced Makanda businessman Barrett Rochman to 16 months in prison and ordered him to pay a $30,000 fine for his role in a bid-rigging scheme engineered by ex-Madison County Treasurer Fred Bathon. The scheme forced ...

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  6. Paperwork filed to extradite Jackson County murder suspect from MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... degree murder of Marsha Ann Brown, 40, of Cape Girardeau. A passerby saw her body while driving on Hwy. 51 near Makanda, Ill. and called police the morning of Jan. 14. According to court documents, Banks is accused of using a handgun to kill Brown. ...

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  7. Truck hauling hay crashes in Makanda blocking trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2014 | KFVS12

    Deputies say the driver of a truck hauling hay was injured after his truck crashed on Saturday morning in Makanda, Illinois.

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  8. Murder suspect nabbed in St. LouisRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2014 | KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau

    ... is accused of killing 40-year-old Marsha Ann Brown of Cape Girardeau, whose body was found Tuesday morning in rural Makanda, Ill. Detectives from Jackson County, Ill., assisted by U.S. marshals and the St. Louis County Sheriff's Department, found ...

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  9. Murder Suspect Makes First Court AppearanceRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    The man accused of killing a woman found in Makanda earlier this week appeared in court for the first time.

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  10. Suspect Arrested In Murder CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    The man wanted for the murder of a woman found in Makanda has been caught. The Jackson County Sheriff's office says 28-year-old Brandon Banks was arrested at an acquaintances home in St. Louis around 6 p.m. Thursday without incident.

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  11. Murder Investigation Underway After Body Found In MakandaRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    Police are looking for a murder suspect in Cape Girardeau after a woman was found dead in Makanda.

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  12. Suspect Accused of Killing Victim with HandgunRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2014 | WSIL

    It's been a busy week for detectives in Jackson County. They've worked around the clock since the body of Marsha Ann Brown was found near Makanda.

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  13. Murder Suspect ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2014 | WSIL

    The Jackson County Sheriff's Office confirms they have arrested a suspect in the death of a Cape Girardeau woman whose body was discovered Tuesday near Makanda.

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  14. Authorities Searching for Murder SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2014 | WSIL

    ... first-degree murder in death of Marsha Ann Brown. Brown's body was found Tuesday morning along Potter's Road near Makanda. An autopsy was conducted, but authorities have not said how the 40-year-old Brown died. Banks is considered armed and ...

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  15. Man wanted in murder of Cape Girardeau woman found along roadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2010 | KFVS12

    ... or early Tuesday morning, according to the sheriff's office. A passerby saw the body while driving on Hwy. 51 near Makanda and called police around 9:40 a.m. Tuesday morning. His last known residence is 716 N. Sprigg Street in Cape Girardeau. Banks ...

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  16. Dead Body Found Near U.S. 51Read the original story

    Jan 16, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    In Jackson County, police are investigating the death of a woman found near U.S. 51. The body was found Tuesday morning on Potter's Road in Makanda.

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  17. Body of woman found near side of road near Makanda identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2010 | KFVS12

    A body found near Makanda has been identified as that of a southeast Missouri woman, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.

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  18. Woman's body found along road in southern IllinoisRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    ... linois road. Investigators say they've preliminarily identified the body of the 40-year-old woman found Tuesday near Makanda. But they don't plan to publicly release her name until after Wednesday's autopsy.

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  19. Crews on scene of Crainville house fireRead the original story

    May 1, 2010 | KFVS12

    Illinois State Police and the Jackson County Sheriff's Department are investigating after a body was found near the side of Potter's Road just south of Carbondale near Makanda.

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  20. Sheriff: Burglars broke into homes while residents sleptRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2010 | KFVS12

    ... Department are investigating after a body was found near the side of Potter's Road just south of Carbondale near Makanda. Illinois State Police and the Jackson County Sheriff's Department are investigating after a body was found near the side of ...

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