CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story listed the wrong charges for each defendant. The story has been updated to list the correct charges.
PARIS, Ill. (WCIA) — The Illinois State Police on Saturday reported that they arrested two Paris men after conducting an investigation into a death.
The ISP arrested 20-year-old Preston Wallace for first-degree murder. ISP also arrested Gabriel Wallace for home invasion, aggravated battery, and mob action.
At around 9 p.m. on Aug. 6, Paris police responded to an argument near North Central Avenue. Officials said they arrived to find a man in need of medical assistance. Gary L. White, 69, was transported to a local hospital and then a regional hospital where he died from his injuries on Aug. 8.
Officers said on Aug. 12 an arrest warrant was issued for Preston Wallace by Edgar County State’s Attorney’s Office. Wallace was placed in custody at Paris and then transported to Edgar County jail on a $500,000 bond.
Gabriel Wallace was also arrested on Aug. 12 on outstanding warrants as well as the new charges. He is being held at the Edgar County Jail pending a bond hearing scheduled for Monday.
Mugshots provided by ISP. No other information is available at this time.