LPD: Man suspected of killing in Romney Meadows arrested

A man wanted as a suspect in the killing 21-year-old Drequan Burglar was arrested on Tuesday in Carbondale Illinois.

Posted: Sep 19, 2019 10:36 AM
Updated: Sep 19, 2019 3:58 PM

CARBONDALE, Ill. (WLFI) — A man wanted as a suspect in the killing 21-year-old Drequan Burglar was arrested on Tuesday in Carbondale Illinois. According to police, Andre Hastings had been hiding with relatives in the area. 

Hastings has been booked into the Jackson County Jail in Murfeesboro, Illinois, where the extradition process has begun. Hastings is scheduled to attend an extradition hearing in Jackson County on October 9th, 2019.

As WLFI previously reported, On August 2 Lafayette Police officers responded to Romney Meadows in reference to a shooting. 21-year-old Drequan Burglar sustained a single gunshot wound. He was transported to a hospital for treatment but died as a result of his injuries. After a police investigation, the Lafayette Police Department obtained a warrant for the arrest of Andre Hastings.

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