Two Additional Suspects Arrested in Carbondale Homicide

Two Sikeston, Mo. men have been arrested after a joint investigation on Thursday, Nov. 7. Police say, they received from the Illinois Intelligence Center a suspect in connection to a homicide in Carbondale, believed to be living in Sikeston, Mo. On Nov. 7, a search warrant was issued for an apartment on Welter Street. The people in the apartment exited peacefully. Two firearms and heroin, crack cocaine, ecstasy and marijuana valued at $15,000 were home in the apartment. Officers arrested Tyren Jawan Johnson, 21, of Sikeston, Mo. on first-degree murder charges in connection to the Carbondale, Ill. homicide. His bond was set at $2,000,000. 20 year-old Eric Curtis was also arrested and charged with four counts of delivery of a controlled substance and unlawful use of a weapon. No bond has been set for Curtis. In addition there were other adults inside the apartment building at time along with a three month old infant. Investigators are seeking charges on the mother for endangering the welfare of a child.

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