Former Orient Police Chief Found Dead

(ORIENT, IL) — Investigators in Franklin County found former Orient Police Chief Joseph Brown dead in his home in Benton Monday night.  Franklin County Coroner Marty Leffler told WSIL-TV Brown died of an apparent suicide. Prosecutors charged Brown in 2015 with intimidation, official misconduct and aggravated assault after pulling out his gun at several bars in Franklin County. An autopsy was scheduled for Tuesday.