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ARREST MADE IN FORD HEIGHTS
DOUBLE HOMICIDE

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Thursday, December 4, 2014A 22-year-old Chicago Heights man has been arrested in connection with a Ford Heights double homicide, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today.

At approximately 1:25 a.m. Nov. 2, Cook County Sheriff's Police officers responded to the 1500 block of Park Lane in Ford Heights for a report of shots fired. Officers found two males unresponsive inside in a van at that location. Both had been shot multiple times. The victims were identified as Cyrus Johnson, 19, of Ford Heights and 17-year-old Ephram Jones, also of Ford Heights.

Ladarius HarrisAn investigation by the Sheriff’s Police detectives led to the identification of Ladarius Harris as the shooter. He was taken into custody on Tuesday at a residence in Chicago Heights. He was charged on Wednesday with two counts of first degree murder.

Harris is scheduled to appear for a bond hearing today at the Markham Courthouse.

Sheriff Dart reminds the public that the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty by the government in a court of law.

 

 

 

 

 

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