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A Carbondale man pleads guilty to attempted First-Degree Murder

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Instead of going to trial this month, a southern Illinois man has pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree murder.

The Jackson County State’s Attorney says 21-year-old Cody Simon is scheduled to be sentenced in August. He faces six to 30 years in prison.

The Carbondale Police Department responded to the 900 block of East Park Street in February and located a victim with multiple stab wounds. The victim was rushed to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale with serious injuries.

Witnesses revealed Simon had stabbed the victim multiple times during a personal dispute. Simon was taken into custody later that day without incident and charged by the Jackson County State’s Attorney’s Office with two counts of attempted first-degree murder and one count of aggravated battery.

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