- Associated Press - Sunday, March 9, 2014

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Services are pending for a former central Illinois prosecutor and judge who died while vacationing in South Carolina.

The (Springfield) State Journal-Register (https://bit.ly/1cnCsyj) reports that Don Cadagin was 73 when he died Friday at a Myrtle Beach hospital after having recently had a stroke.

The Springfield native was appointed Sangamon County state’s attorney in 1986 and was elected to the job in 1988 and 1992. He was elected as a circuit judge in 1994 and retired in 2005.

Cadagin got his bachelor’s and law degrees from Chicago’s Loyola University.

Arrangements are pending with Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home of Springfield.

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