The data shows that 43 men and three women were among the parolees. The median age of the parolees sentenced for homicide was 41. The youngest parolee was a 19-year-old man sentenced in 2018, and the oldest was a 77-year-old man sentenced in 1978.
The offender who was incarcerated the longest was Michael Henderson. He was convicted of homicide in 1974 when he was 21 years old. He is now 66.
Under state law, paroled offenders are still in legal custody of the IDOC, meaning they can be taken back to a correctional center at any time if the state has probable cause or a warrant.
The table below shows the cities in Illinois with the most paroled offenders in Q4 2018 who were convicted of homicide.
Prisoners convicted of homicide paroled in Q4 2018