CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A suspect in the Iowa slaying of a 27-year-old man has been captured in Illinois.
Authorities say Todd Jenkins was spotted at a hotel in Aurora, Illinois, and arrested Thursday as he tried to flee.
He faces charges of first-degree murder and going armed with intent in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Court records don’t an attorney for Jenkins.
A criminal complaint says he drove October 30 from Davenport to Cedar Rapids and, outside his former girlfriend’s apartment, confronted Reginald Ward Jr.
Ward was fatally shot later at a convenience store.
Ward lived in Moline, Illinois.