Tragedy in Milford...a burglary leads to a homicide investigation.
Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police, Milford Police, Illinois State Police office and the Iroquois County Coroner’s Office are investigating the weekend murder of a Milford restaurant owner.
It happened Sunday morning in the downtown business district. Sheriff’s deputies and Milford police were called to a burglary in progress at 2:am. at the Milford Family Restaurant. That’s in the 100-block of E. Jones Street.
The restaurant owner, 35-year-old Jesus Cintora was already on his way to the business, according to reports from the sheriff’s department.
Police discovered the building had been entered. They also found Mr. Cintora’s vehicle on the north side of the restaurant.
Police reported they found no one inside the building. Then then searched the area and found a man on the ground about one block north of the restaurant. The man was identified as Cintora. He had suffered a gunshot wound. Cintora was pronounced dead at the scene.