Local News

On Saturday, December 31, 2016 at approx 2:57 P.M., 911 received a call that a 50 year old female was unresponsive and not breathing at her residence in rural Moweaqua. EMS arrived on scene and requested the coroner. Coroner Winans identified the female as 50 year old Trudi Filchak. Toxicology tests were conducted and results are pending. The Christian County Sheriff's Office and Christian County Coroner's office are handling the investigation.


Robby Wempen, 41, of Taylorville died on December 5, 2016 at his residence in Taylorville. His cause of death was determined to be methamphetamine intoxication. The manner of death was determined to be accidental.

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