Mattoon Man Charged for Killing Robert Montague


Mattoon IL – A Mattoon man has been charged with killing another man during a motel robbery. 25 year old, Joshua Mefford was originally arrested for the assault and robbery of, 58 year old, Robert Montague at the US Grant Motel.


A coroner later determined Montague was killed during the robbery. Today in court Mefford did not enter a plea to the murder charges. He has been assigned a public defender.

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