New details in death investigation in Warren County, Illinois

Published: Nov. 17, 2019 at 8:13 AM CST
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UPDATE 11/15:

New details have been released by the Warren County Sheriff in regards to a shooting in Little York, Illinois.

The sheriff says 43-year-old Jesse Porter was shot by 71-year-old Sondra Porter, his mother. At the time of the incident, police were already responding to the area for a domestic disturbance reported by Sondra Porter. She was interviewed by detectives and later released.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday, November 18th. Once the investigation is complete, information will be sent to the county attorney to determine what actions may be taken in this case.


A Warren County, Illinois man is dead after a shooting incident in rural Little York, the sheriff's office said.

According to a press release, deputies were called to a home for a man found with a gunshot wound late Saturday night. The release said deputies found Jesse Porter, 43, dead at the address. It is unclear if Porter was shot from a self-inflicted gun shot or by someone else.

A number of agencies assisted the sheriff's department, including the Illinois State Police Crime Scene. The department said there is no threat to the public.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.