Part of I-90 renamed in honor of slain McHenry County deputy Jacob Keltner

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MARENGO, Ill. (WTVO) — Part of I-90 in McHenry County will be renamed after slain Deputy Jacob Keltner, who was shot to death while serving a warrant at a Rockford hotel in March.

The I-90 – Route 23 interchange will be named in honor of Deputy Keltner.

Keltner’s widow, Becki, was presented with a resolution on Thursday making the name change official.

Keltner was killed while working with the U.S. Marshal Service Fugitive Task Force on March 7th, while serving a warrant on Floyd Brown, of Springfield, at the Extended Stay America Hotel, 653 Clark Drive.

Brown faces a long list of charges, including the murder of a federal law enforcement officer.

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