West City Mayor Speaks Out On Missing Funds

(West City, IL) — Some of the people that live in a southern Illinois town are quite upset about allegations of misuse of city funds. West City Mayor Charles Cockrum says an audit will be performed by an independent company. An investigation is also underway. The city has placed Water Clerk Jean Bragg on paid leave after financial red flags started popping up in an audit last year. Several people in West City believe city workers abused taxpayer money.