Knox County murder suspects remain at large

By WEEK Producer

December 27, 2013 Updated Dec 27, 2013 at 8:00 PM CDT

GALESBURG, Ill. -- Police are still searching for two men in connection with the shooting death of a Knox County teen.

On Monday, Galesburg police issued arrest warrants for Brandon Kenney, 18, and Alex Horton, 18.

Kenney is wanted on charges of First Degree Murder and Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm. Horton is wanted for Possession of a Firearm by a Felon. Those charges are related to the death of Javon Butler, 15.

Butler was found dead in a yard in the 600 block of Monmouth Boulevard in Galesburg around 9 p.m. Sunday.

Anyone with information on the murder or the whereabouts of Kenney and Horton is asked to call Galesburg Police or Crimestoppers at (309) 344-0044.

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