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LaSalle County Coroner Rich Ploch has declined to comment on the report “due to the ongoing investigation."
An audit of finances at McLean County Unit 5 came back nearly clean with one finding from an external accounting firm.
Hallie Bezner, attorney for Day’s family, also told The Pantagraph: “I think that people read between the lines to try to have some conspiracy that doesn't exist."
U.S. Navy Seaman Second Class Arthur Ray Thinnes was 17 years old when he was assigned to the USS Oklahoma at Ford Island, an islet of Pearl Harbor.
Pantagraph journalists spent last week in Danville speaking to those who knew Day, and they described him as big-hearted, hard-working and on a path to success.
During Jelani Day's celebration of life, his four siblings sing a tribute backs by a community choir. READ MORE HERE.
Carmen Bolden Day says to work does not end with laying her son to rest. READ MORE HERE.