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Okawville Man Charged With Attempted Murder

An Okawville man is facing attempted murder and other charges after allegedly attacking a neighbor with a knife on Saturday, October 26.

Jon Deneef, 56, was indicted on three counts Monday morning, including attempted murder, after allegedly attacking Tim Force with a knife on October 26.

In addition to one count of attempted murder, a Class X felony, Deneef was indicted with one charge of felony aggravated battery with great bodily harm, as well as reckless conduct resulting in great bodily harm, a Class 3 misdemeanor.

Read full details in this week’s issue. 


  1. Windy L Yankey on November 6, 2019 at 2:49 pm

    Tim force is not as innocent as people think he beat his wife broke her glasses she moved out then all of Tim’s friends were there John was telling him he should not have treated her like that Tim pulled a knife came at him that when he defended himself now he’s making up a bunch of lies

    • Patti Force on January 10, 2020 at 9:14 am

      If only people knew who he really is.

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