Rockford Scanner®: Man Wanted For The Murder Of Jennifer Jones

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WANTED FOR MURDER: On Sunday, November 11, 2018, shortly before 1:00 a.m. patrol officers from the Rockford Police Department responded to a shooting incident in the parking lot of the Citgo gas station, 4315 Auburn Street. During the course of the investigation, officers located a 37-year-old female shooting victim, Jennifer Jones, who died as a result of her injuries. A second gunshot victim, a 25-year-old male, was also located and treated at a local hospital.

Detectives and officers of the Rockford Police Department have been conducting an on-going investigation. The facts of the case were reviewed with the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office. A $10 million bond arrest warrant has been issued for 26-year-old Rockford resident Marquell Longs on the below listed charges.

Marquell Longs, 26, Rockford: First Degree Murder, Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm, Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon

The charges against Longs are merely accusations. He is considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Anyone with information on Longs is asked to call Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers 815-963-7867.




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