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Rockford Scanner™: Police Are Searching For This Murder Suspect


 






 

On Thursday, October 22, 2020, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Rockford Police
officers responded to a 911 call for a possible shooting victim at a residence in the 3000 block of
Chateau Lane.

Upon arrival, officers located the victim, 33-year-old Maurice Simmons, suffering
from an apparent gunshot wound. He was subsequently pronounced deceased at the scene.

After an extensive investigation, Rockford Police detectives were able to identify a suspect,
32-year-old Rico Jefferson.

After a review of the facts of the case, the Winnebago County State’s
Attorney’s Office authorized the charge listed below for Rico Jefferson, and an arrest warrant was
issued. He is not in custody at this time.

Rico Jefferson, 32, Rockford

First Degree Murder








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