Second man sought as ‘person of interest’ in Thursday double murder arrested in Chicago


ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Douglas Hollyfield, 26, who was sought by Rockford Police as a “person of interest” in a double murder which occurred on Bruce Street, was arrested Thursday in Chicago.

Hollyfield, 26, and Kelvin Langston, 28, were wanted by police for allegedly shooting and killing a dog at the residence at 727 Bruce Street on Friday, July 19th.

Langston’s sister, Christina Langston-Hill, 27, and her husband, Teon Hill, 28, were shot to death around at the house around 3:30 a.m. Thursday, according to police.

Hollyfield and Langston face charges of Possession of a Firearm by a Street Gang Member, Possession of a Firearm by a Known Felon, Reckless Discharge of a Firearm, Aggravated Cruelty to Animals, and No FOID card.

Langston turned himself in to Rockford police on Friday.

A Facebook page has been set up to help pay for Langston-Hill’s funeral.

A vigil for the murdered couple will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, August 9th at the house at 727 Bruce Street.


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