Union County State's Attorney's Office

Indiana Murder Suspect in Custody

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Joint Release from Union County Sheriff and Union County State’s Attorney

March 19, 2018

Indiana Murder Suspect in Custody

Union County Sheriff Scott Harvel and Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Jacob Louis Wilson (DOB 09/23/1982) is in custody on a Gibson County, Indiana warrant charging one (1) count of Murder.  Gibson was taken into custody by Union County Sheriff’s Deputies at approximately noon on Saturday, March 17 near Mt. Hebron road in rural Makanda in Union County.  Gibson will appear in court on Tuesday, March 20 for a hearing on extradition to Indiana.

The Union County State’s Attorney’s Office reminds the public that charges are not evidence of guilt.  A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which the government has the burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

Media: Please contact the Union County Sheriff’s Office at (618) 833-5500 for any available booking photographs.

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Union County State's Attorney's Office