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3 Men Wanted for 2 Rockford Murders, 4th Arrested for Drug Induced Homicide

State's Attorney Joe Bruscato and Police Chief Dan O'Shea announced the charges.

ROCKFORD - Winnebago County State's Attorney Joe Bruscato and Rockford Police Chief Dan O'Shea announced Thursday they're looking for three men charged with murder for two different fatal Rockford shootings. A third man has been arrested for drug induced homicide.

Two of the men are wanted for the July 2013 fatal shooting of Semarin Dubois near South Henrietta and Green Street. Dubois died as a result of a gunshot wound to the head. Bruscato and O'Shea said Thursday that Shazariyah Hibbett, 28, and Johny McFadden, 25, have been charged with 17 counts of first degree murder for Dubois' death. Both men remain at large.

A third man, Marcus Spates, 47, is also wanted for first degree murder for the October 2017 shooting death of Isaiah Starks in the 300 block of Cole Avenue. Spates also remains at large.

A fourth man has been arrested in a separate incident involving a drug overdose. Willie Walton, 44, is charged with drug induced homicide for the July 2017 overdose death of Jessica Spiller, who was found at a residence in the 1300 block of 15th Avenue. Walton is in custody.

Anyone with knowledge on the whereabouts of Hibbett, McFadden or Spates is asked to contact the Rockford Police Department.


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