Alton, IL

Another Sought in Murder Investigation

Story by WBGZ Radio

Dejuan J. Bean Jr.Another man is being sought in connection with an Alton murder investigation. The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis would like to speak to 23-year-old Dejuan J. Bean Jr., also known as Bean, calling him a person of interest in the case. Bean has not been charged with any crimes in this case.

Police are still looking for 25-year-old Cameron D. Matlock of the 1,200 block of Pearl Street in Alton, who is charged with three counts of First Degree Murder, one count of Armed Robbery, and one count of Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon in the shooting death of 34-year-old Derrance Taylor. Matlock is not in custody, and should be considered armed and dangerous. If you have any information to share about the case, you are urged to call Alton Police at 463-3505, the Major Case Squad at 618-463-3505 ext: 645, or St. Louis Regional Crimestoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477).  The Alton Police anonymous tip line is 618-465-5948.

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