$9 million bond for Illinois suspect held here




EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — The second man accused in a September shooting death outside an East St. Louis lounge is in custody in Augusta.


The Belleville News-Democrat reports that 42-year-old Torcus Boone Sr. was arrested Tuesday in Richmond County. He’s jailed there on $9 million bond, pending his extradition to Illinois.


Prosecutors in St. Clair County have charged Boone and 36-year-old Dameon Floore with first-degree murder in the Sept. 1 killing of 20-year-old Kenneth Richards outside Denese’s Place.




Wed, 11/22/2017 - 18:38

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