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Pana Man Fatally Stabbed Early Saturday Morning; Investigation Continues

A Pana man is dead after being stabbed to death early Saturday morning.  Dead is 29-year-old James A. “Adam” Bertin.  Christian County Coroner Amy Calvert Winans says that Bertin was pronounced dead at the Pana Community Hospital emergency room, at 4:11 Saturday morning.  Winans said an autopsy was scheduled to take place on Saturday into the cause of death.


Winans said the investigation into Bertin’s death is on-going with the cooperation of Pana Police, District 9 Illinois State Police Zone 4 Investigations, Illinois State Police Crime Scene Services, and Christian County State’s Attorney Mike Havera.


Sources tell Regional Radio News that the incident was an apparent murder that may have taken place at a family bonfire.


Stay tuned to Regional Radio and taylorvilledailynews-dot-com for further developments.

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