Arrest Made in Murder of Police Officer in Bradley

Arrest Made in Murder of Police Officer in Bradley

BRADLEY (AP) – Illinois State Police said another person has been arrested in connection with the killing of one police officer and the wounding of another at a northern Illinois hotel in late December.

Illinois police said Friday it arrested 22-year-old Xavier Harris of Bradley on Wednesday on two counts of obstructing justice and two counts of concealing or aiding a fugitive.

On Dec. 29, the Bradley Police Department responded to a Comfort Inn on a report of dogs barking in an unattended vehicle.

Police said Sgt. Marlene Rittmanic was shot and killed and Officer Tyler Bailey was shot and critically wounded. Darius Sullivan and Xandria Harris were charged with first-degree murder.

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