Brian Edelen

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Metro-East Murder Suspect Arrested

Brian Edelen eluded police for two weeks

December 14, 2018 - 9:40 pm

ALTON, Ill. (KMOX) - A two-week search for an Alton murder suspect ends with an arrest.

Alton Police tell KMOX News that Brian Edelen was captured Friday by U.S. marshals in Bunker Hill.

The 30-year-old Edelen's accused of stabbing John Jackson to death in the 3400 block of Bolivar Street on November 29th.

He faces two counts of first-degree murder and a federal parole violation.