スティーブンバトラーIII, シャンペーン出身の14歳, 病気。, 木曜日の夜に父親から行方不明になったと報告された.
Police searched the neighborhood and took other investigative efforts to locate Steven without success.
周りに 7 午前. 金曜日, a pair of bicyclists found a body about 1.4 それはすべて無料です, 警察は言った. Investigators determined it was Steven’s.
With help from the local sheriff’s department, police identified Daryl Vandyke, 55, as a person of interest and took him into custody by 11 午前.
Before securing a warrant for the murder charge, police arrested him on an outstanding warrant in Douglas County, the Champaign Police Department said in a statement.
After taking him into custody, police said they found “a potential crime scene” and obtained a search warrant for a private residence, where they recovered more evidence.
That evidence led to first-degree murder charges, 声明は言った.
Vandyke was an acquaintance of Steven’s father, Champaign County State’s Attorney Julia Rietz told the News-Gazette, an area newspaper. She also said the cause of death appeared to be blunt force trauma and that an autopsy was set for Monday.
Champaign County jail records show Vandyke has a criminal record stretching back to 1986, including an allegation of sexual abuse and more than a dozen drug-related charges.
He was being held there on $ 2 ミリオンボンド.