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Suspect charged after man is found dead near Cahokia

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Demarcus D. Scott, 24, is charged with murder. (KMOV) Demarcus D. Scott, 24, is charged with murder. (KMOV)

CAHOKIA, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- An East St. Louis man is facing charges in connection to the killing of a man near Cahokia.

Demarcus D. Scott, 24, is charged with murder.

The Major Case Squad was activated Friday after 24-year-old Jamell M. Bridges, of East St. Louis, was found dead in the middle of Judith Lane in St. Clair County, near Cahokia.

The apparent cause of death was a homicide.

Earlier Tuesday, the O'Fallon Police Department released a photo of a "person of interest" in the case.

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