• Former Mt. Vernon man charged with attempted murder

    by  • March 12, 2013 • News

    An Iowa man, formerly of Mount Vernon, is in the Jefferson County Jail, held on $250,000 bail for attempted murder.

    According to the Mount Vernon police report, the incident occurred at Motel 6 in Mount Vernon very early Saturday morning, when 45-year old Eddie L. Williams of Davenport, Iowa had allegedly tried to kill his girlfriend, 31-year old Hilary Hingle, also of Davenport.

    Hingle was taken to a local hospital and is recovering. No other information is being released at this time.