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On Monday, the Macoupin County State’s Attorneys Office charged 27 year-old Richard C. Morgan Jr., one count of Involuntary Manslaughter.  Morgan, of Gillespie, Illinois, is alleged to have caused the death of his three month old daughter while at their Gillespie, Illinois residence on November 23. Morgan remains in custody at the Macoupin County Jail.  Bail for Morgan was set at one hundred thousand dollars. The incident was jointly investigated by agents of the Gillespie Police Department and the Illinois State Police.


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