Herrin Police Investigate Death of Homeless Man as Homicide

Herrin Police are investigating the death of a homeless man as a homicide. According to police reports, officers were called to a report of a man lying in the road at the 500 block of South 24th Street Friday afternoon. The man, identified as Dana Kind, appeared to have been hit by a vehicle. Kind was transferred to a St. Louis area hospital where medical officials say that he died from blunt force trauma to the head. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Herrin Police Department at 942-2106.