2nd suspect arrested in connection with November murder of Peoria teen
Peoria police have made another arrest in connection with the November murder of 15-year-old Merian Smith.
Police said they pulled over a vehicle Thursday night in the 1200 block of East McClure while searching for a murder suspect. Police say the suspect and two other people were in the vehicle.
The suspect was arrested on murder charges and several other counts after a police interview. The man was a juvenile when the murder happened, police said. His name wasn't released by police.
Erick Jackson, 18, was previously arrested in connection with the murder.
The other two passengers, 19-year-old Breon Smith and a juvenile, were both arrested on numerous charges.
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