The data shows that 14 men and one woman were among the parolees. The median age of the parolees sentenced for homicide was 44. The youngest parolee was a 27-year-old man sentenced in 2017, and the oldest was a 63-year-old man sentenced in 1976.
The offender who was incarcerated the longest was Charles Mitchell. He was convicted of homicide in 1976 when he was 21 years old. He is now 63.
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