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One Freeport murder suspect is in custody, one still at large.

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FREEPORT (WTVO) – One suspect, in the murder of Thomas Fort is in custody.

Saturday night, Freeport police located 23 year old Javian Adams and took him into custody. Adams is currently being held at the Stephenson County Jail on murder charges. Police are still looking for the the other suspect in this case, Javian’s mother, Jennifer Adams.

Both are charged in the death of Thomas Fort, who was found Wednesday morning on Iroquois, near Adams Avenue in Freeport. Police say Javian Adams attacked the 45 year old about a half mile away on Stephenson Street. Investigators believe Jennifer Adams then helped her son move Fort’s body to cover up the crime.

If you know Jennifer’s whereabouts call Freeport Police or Crimestoppers.

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