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Champaign Man Arrested After Death of LeRoy Woman


A Champaign man faces an obstruction of justice charge following the death of a LeRoy woman in north Champaign early Wednesday morning.

The Champaign County Coroner's office identified her as 23-year old Hannah Prospal, who was pronounced dead at 7 a.m.

Her body was discovered in a trailer in the parking lot of Carpet Master Carpet One on West Bloomington Road.

A man who reported being with Prospal when she became unresponsive, 34-year old Steven Killam, was questioned and later arrested.

Police say the trailer is Killiam's home. Champaign detectives say he had removed evidence from the scene which may have helped identify how Prospal died. Results of an autopsy are pending.