On 9/21/09 at
approximately 4:26 pm, Logan Dispatch received a 911 call of a
possible shooting at 1571 2150th Avenue in Beason, Illinois.
Sheriff's Deputies and Illinois State Police Troopers responded to
the scene along with Logan County Paramedics and Beason Rural Fire
Protection EMS personnel.
Upon arrival at the
scene, five members of the Raymond Gee family were found deceased in
the residence. Their names are:
Raymond "Rick" Gee
– approximately 46 years of age
Ruth Gee – approximately 39 years of age
Justina Constant – approximately 16 years of age
Dillen Constant – approximately 14 years of age
Austin Gee – approximately 11 years of age
Police Crime Scene Investigators, along with Illinois State Police
Investigations Agents, Logan County Sheriff's Office Detectives and
deputies, and officers from Lincoln Police Department were on scene
throughout the night, processing the scene for evidence and
conducting numerous interviews.
All of the bodies have been removed from the residence and
transported to Peoria for autopsies which are occurring today. The
cause of death will be determined at the autopsy.
have been developed and each are being vigorously pursued.
also asking anyone that may know anything about this crime to
immediately call the Logan County Sheriff's Office at 217-732-4159.
was a brutal homicide against an entire family. We are determined to
identify and arrest those responsible.