Hamilton County man sentenced to 65 years for murder

MARION, IL. (WJPF) – A Hamilton County man has been sentenced to sixty-five years in prison on murder charges.

38-year-old Jack Thomas, Jr. was tried and convicted in the 2015 killing of Marion resident Michael Reed.

According to Williamson County State’s Attorney Brandon Zanotti, the jury deliberated for approximately two hours before reaching its guilty verdict.