Pinckneyville Correctional Center

Coordinates: 38°05′07″N 89°19′39″W / 38.085327°N 89.327549°W / 38.085327; -89.327549
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Pinckneyville Correctional Center
Location5835 Illinois 154
Pinckneyville, Illinois
Security classMedium Disciplinary
Managed byIllinois Department of Corrections

Pinckneyville Correctional Center is a medium disciplinary-security Illinois state prison located in the town of Pinckneyville in Perry County.

Pinckneyville first opened its doors in 1998, the facility consists of five general population housing units. As well as a reception unit, segregation, administration, health care unit.[1]

Notable Inmates[edit]

Inmate Name Register Number Status Details
Christopher Vaughn M33173 Serving 4 life sentences.[2][3] Convicted of the 2007 murders of his wife and three children.[4][5][6][7]


  1. ^ "Pinckneyville Correctional Center". Illinois Department of Corrections. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Illinois man gets life terms for killing wife, 3 kids". USA TODAY. Retrieved 2024-02-19.
  3. ^ "Christopher Vaughn gets life in prison for killing wife, 3 kids". Chicago Tribune. 2012-11-27. Retrieved 2024-02-19.
  4. ^ "Bail revoked for man accused of killing family". NBC News. 2007-06-25. Retrieved 2024-02-19.
  5. ^ "Trial To Begin Tomorrow In Vaughn Family Murders - CBS Chicago". 2012-08-12. Retrieved 2024-02-19.
  6. ^ Lutz, B. J.; Vatis, Kim (2012-09-20). "Jury Convicts Man in Roadside Murder Case". NBC Chicago. Retrieved 2024-02-19.
  7. ^ "Christopher Vaughn murder trial: Dead wife's sister says Kimberly 'happy' in days before death". New York Daily News. 2012-08-21. Retrieved 2024-02-19.

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