Suspect in Fairgrounds Park stabbing murder arrested in Chicago

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — 23-year-old Keith Delao was arrested by Chicago Police Monday in connection to a stabbing murder which happened April 26th at Fairgrounds Park. 

Police found 38-year-old Ronnie Ray just before 10pm Friday night, laying in the park’s gazebo, with multiple stab wounds. 

Ray was alive when police found him and was and rushed to OSF St. Anthony’s, where he died within the half hour. 

Police say Delao was identified as the suspect.

On Monday, May 13th, members of the Chicago Police Department and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force located Delao in Chicago and took him into custody.

He is charged with First Degree Murder and was taken to the Winnebago County Jail.

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