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Charges filed in fatal stabbing of Conyers man
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Charges filed in fatal stabbing of Conyers man

BELLEVILLE, Ill. -- Authorities in southwestern Illinois have filed first-degree murder charges against two people in the death of a Georgia man who was found stabbed to death.

The charges against 32-year-old Billie Jo Carson of East St. Louis and 26-year-old Dylon Baldwin of Caseyville were announced Friday. A judge ordered both held on $1 million bail.

Officials say Melvin Gregory of Conyers, Ga. suffered multiple stab wounds to his neck. Horseback riders found his body along a levee near Cahokia, Ill. on Tuesday.

Authorities also say a woman who cleaned up the crime scene and disposed of evidence is charged with concealment of a homicidal death and obstructing justice in the case.

There is no word about a motive for the killing.

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