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Manchester, Illinois Murder Victim Update

Manchester, Illinois Murder Victim Update

The small village of Manchester, Illinois already in shock from this week’s multiple homicides now learn one of the women killed in the attack was pregnant.  Five people were gunned down, including two children, in the ambush by one of the victim’s estranged boyfriends and nephew to the tiny village’s Mayor.  The shooter, 43-year old Rick Odell Smith, was subsequently shot and killed by police. 


The dead are identified as:

29-year old James Roy Ralston

23-year old Brittney Luark

67-year old Jo Ann Sinclair

5-year old Nolan Ralston

1-year old Brantly Ralston



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