The data shows that eight men and one woman were among the parolees. The median age of the parolees sentenced for homicide was 35. The youngest parolee was a 19-year-old man sentenced in 2018, and the oldest was a 61-year-old man sentenced in 1980.
The offender who was incarcerated the longest was Earl Johnson. He was convicted of homicide in 1980 when he was 22 years old. He is now 61.
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 50 zips in Illinois with the most paroled offenders in 2018 who were convicted of homicide.
Prisoners convicted of homicide paroled in 2018