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Sangamon County Sheriff Wes Barr has announced a second suspect has been arrested in connection with the homicide investigation that occurred on January 25, 2016 at the residence of 31 year-old Matthew Grady in the 7200 block of Lake Services Road in Rochester. Grady was deceased at the scene due to multiple gunshot wounds.

 

At approximately 5:40 a.m. today (Thursday), U.S. Marshall’s Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Dewon D. Loman Jr. at a residence in Elkhart, Indiana. Loman is charged with First Degree Murder and Attempted Armed Robbery. His bond has been set at $1 million.

Loman’s extradition back to Sangamon County is pending, as it is unknown at this time if he will fight the extradition or voluntarily return to Sangamon County.

 

The Sheriff’s Office is still looking for 29 year-old Marcus R. Russell. Russell is charged with First Degree Murder and Attempted Armed Robbery. His bond is set at $2 million and is considered armed and dangerous.

 

Anyone who has any information on the whereabouts of Russell is encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 753-6666 or Crime Stoppers at 788-8427. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marcus R. Russell 

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