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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Illinois

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 4, 2014

United States Attorney Wigginton Announces Press Event Relating To Response To Civil Unrest In Our Communities

Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today that he anticipates that there will be a press conference held on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at 3:00 PM, at the Jackie Joyner Kersee Center, 1003 North 25th Street, East St. Louis, Illinois.

It is expected that this conference will involve a broad coalition of elected officials, chiefs of police, clergy members, and community leaders from several communities throughout the Metro-East, who will be on hand to discuss their ongoing efforts in addressing racial harmony and to express their common desire for unity and peace in light of the civil unrest occurring in various communities throughout our area and our nation.

Updated February 19, 2015