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No Crime Suspected In Gun Death Of Carthage College Employee: Kenosha Police

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A man was walking his dog just north of the Carthage College Tennis courts just before 5:00 pm on Monday, May 22, 2023 when he found a deceased man laying on the ground. There was a revolver handgun about eight feet away from him. Police arrived within minutes and determined the man was in fact, dead. The Kenosha County Medical Examiner was called to the scene. The man was identified as an employee of Carthage College.

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A Kenosha spokesman confirmed that there is no crime that is suspected. Carthage College President John Swallow was contacted by KCE and we asked if he wished to express condolences or make any statements. He declined.

According to an obituary for the 60-year-old man, he worked at Carthage for 20 years and he was beloved by his colleagues and staff, as well as students.

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  • Kevin Mathewson

    Kevin Mathewson is a disciple of Christ, husband and a father to two wonderful children. Mathewson was born and raised in Lake County, IL and worked as a police & fire dispatcher from 2005 to 2010 in Round Lake Beach, IL. Mathewson moved to Kenosha County in 2006, later being elected to the position of Alderman of the 8th District in 2012 and 2016. Mathewson is a private investigator, security contractor, journalist, and photographer. He enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies, camping and boating. His favorite amendment is the second, followed closely by the first. He loves his country and community.

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6 Responses

  1. Three shots to the chest I don’t believe what school and police are saying!!! Why did police have officer stationed there for 3 days and nights?

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  2. Swallow is a spineless woke weasel. Make Carthage a worthwhile institution again by getting rid of that half-baked intellectual

  3. How on Earth does a revolver end up eight feet away from the deceased unless someone else did the shooting?

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