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Godspeed, brothers and sisters. You fought the good fight. Now rest in peace…
Officer Down: Lieutenant Greg Jonas - [Centreville, Illinois]
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Lieutenant Greg Jonas was shot and killed while patrolling an apartment complex in Centreville.
Lieutenant Jonas was on patrol when he was shot in the 4700 block of Tudor Avenue, when he was shot in the head and killed. It is believed that he was questioning at least one individual at approximately 2:00am at the time of his murder.
Lieutenant Jonas had served with the Centreville Police Department for 15 years and is survived by his wife.
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