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Erin Yocum

Celebrating the Life of Silven Yocum--10 Years After Her Murder

Jun 26, 2016
Breanna Descourouez

The life of 5-year-old Silven Yocum was taken by a methamphetamine addicted man. Now, a decade later, her family joined together with friends and community members to hold an event called, "Silvie's Ride."

McDonough County Sheriff's Department

The Illinois Supreme Court said there is sufficient evidence to convict a McDonough County man of killing a young child.