Deadly Shooting in Lanark – Female Found Dead on Scene, Arrest Made

Lanark, Illinois – On Saturday December 5th, 2015 at 2:16 am the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call reporting a shooting that occurred on West Locust Street in Lanark, IL.

Lanark Police along with several other police agencies responded and located a female victim deceased at the scene. At approximately 3:00 am the Freeport Police Department took Morgan D. Hake, age 49, of Freeport, IL. into custody. Hake was later transported to the Carroll County Jail by Sheriff’s Deputies and has been charged with First Degree Murder.

The name of the victim is not being released at this time pending proper notification to family.

Assisting the Lanark Police Department were Police Departments from Mount Carroll, Savanna, Milledgeville, Freeport, Carroll County Sheriff’s Department, Stephenson County Sheriff’s Department, Carroll County Coroners Office, the Illinois State Police Crime Scene Services and the Carroll County States Attorney Office.

The incident remains under investigation. No further information is being released at this time!


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