Burch’s Incident 4/26/14
Kankakee County Sheriff’s Office
3000 S. Justice Way * Kankakee, IL 60901 * (815) 802-7100
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: April 28, 2014
CONTACT: Chief Deputy Ken McCabe
On Saturday April 26, 2014 at approximately 10:29pm Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the 1300blk of North Arthur Burch Drive located in rural Bourbonnais Township in reference to a stabbing. Thirty six year old David S. Kennett was stabbed at his residence after a dispute broke out. The suspect left the scene in a vehicle but was stopped by Bradley Police officers a short distance away and detained. Mr. Kennett was pronounced dead after being transported to a local hospital. Nineteen year old Cody R. Stilwell of Bourbonnais is being held at the Jerome Combs Detention Center where he has been preliminarily charged with Murder.