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COLLINSVILLE, Ill. - The St. Clair County State's Attorney's Office charged a 25-year-old East St. Louis man for a December 2011 murder.

According to court documents, Michael Williams II is not in custody and is believed to be in the East St. Louis area.

Williams is accused of shooting Edward Austin inside a Washington Park residence on December 24, 2011.

Authorities described Williams as an African-American man, standing 5'8" and weighing 147 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair.

Anyone with information on Michael Williams' whereabouts is asked to contact their local law enforcement agency or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS.

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