Southern Illinois Man Imprisoned for Attempted Murder


Alonte D. Beachem, 20, of Harrisburg was sentenced to 50 years in prison Monday for attempted murder.The sentence comes from a road rage incident that occurred on February 7, 2020 on Log Cabin Road in Jefferson County. Two people were hit by bullets said to have been fired by Beachem. He was found guilty in a jury trial that ended in June. Beachem will be required to serve 85% of his sentence in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

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