Larry D. Cavitt Wiki
Larry D. Cavitt Biography
Who is Larry D. Cavitt ?
Larry D. Cavitt of Goreville, was charged Monday in Johnson County court with murder and aggravated battery with the use of a firearm. The charges stem from the death on Saturday of Cavitt’s half-brother, Joseph E. Geyman, 51.
A man from southern Illinois allegedly shot and killed his half brother after a discussion about the COVID-19 vaccine, authorities said.
Johnson County Sheriff Pete Sopczak said the two men, who lived next door to each other, discussed the COVID-19 vaccine before Cavitt allegedly pulled out a handgun and fatally shot Geyman in the head.
Sopczak said there was no physical altercation prior to the shooting in the unincorporated Johnson County village of Tunnel Hill, located about 40 miles (64.4 kilometers) northwest of Paducah, Kentucky.
He said Geyman was married with four children and planned to retire in December.
How old is Larry D. Cavitt ?
He is 68 year old.
Arrested and Charged
Larry D. Cavitt of Goreville, was charged Monday in Johnson County court with murder and aggravated battery with the use of a firearm
Cavitt was released from the Massac County Jail Tuesday after posting bail. A judge ordered him not to possess firearms and that he not have contact with Geyman’s widow and her four children.
Cavitt has a preliminary hearing scheduled for September 15. It was not immediately clear if he has an attorney who can speak on his behalf.
The Johnson County Sheriff’s Department and the Illinois State Police are investigating the shooting.
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