Police investigating a death at local bar


Mattoon – Authorities in Mattoon are investigating a death and robbery at a local bar, around 7:30 Monday night.


Police were called to "Toaster's" at 1408 Broadway Avenue in Mattoon for an unresponsive male. They found Benjamin E. Newton dead at the scene. Mattoon police along with Coles County States Attorneys offices are investigating.


An autopsy has been scheduled. We will bring you more information as it becomes available.         

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