Inmate found dead inside Stark County Jail

Illinois State Police are investigating the death of Sterling C. Williams, Jr. a 31-year-old inmate at the Stark County Jail.

Stark County Sheriff’s say staff at the jail found him alone and unresponsive in his cell Friday around 4:30pm

William’s Jr. was taken to St. Luke’s Medical Center in Kewanee, where he was later
pronounced dead.

No further details have been released.

Lauren Melendez

Lauren Melendez

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