BREAKING NEWS: FIVE MURDERED IN MANCHESTER. At 4:30 a.m., Illinois State Police called to housing complex on East Street in Manchester. Five murder victims were found.
A 6-year-old female child was found at the crime scene and taken to a Springfield hospital. Witnesses told police the suspect fled in a white Chevy Lumina. At 7:13 a.m., state police located the suspect and pursuit ensued. Shots were exchanged, and police took the suspect into custody at 7:27 a.m. The suspect was taken to a hospital, and pronounced dead. Right now, police are not discussing the motive or relationships between the suspect and victims.
State police have no reason to believe there is any further danger to the community, or any other suspects. If you have any information that may help this investigation, call Illinois State Police at 217-786-6677.
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