Illinois State Police Murder Investigation Led To Arrest In The Sunshine State

An Illinois State Police murder investigation led to an arrest in Florida.

The U.S. Marshals in Florida arrested 18-year-old Rick Meador.

Meador was wanted on a warrant out of Richland County for first degree murder.

It ties back to a situation that happened in early September.

That’s when police say they found 19-year-old Kyle Johnson with gunshot wounds.

He died from those injuries.

Meador is currently in a Florida jail waiting for extradition.

His bond was was set at 500-thousand dollars with 10 percent.

Meanwhile, a 16-year-old girl was taken into protective custody.