Monday, March 9, 2009

Police investigate Jeep outside church shooting

MARYVILLE, Ill. - Illinois State Police Director Larry Trent says police are investigating whether a Jeep parked outside First Baptist Church in Maryville belongs to the man suspected in the pastor's slaying.

The Jeep is registered to the address of a 27-year-old man in an upscale neighborhood in nearby Troy.

Trent has identified the shooting suspect only as a 27-year-old man from Troy. His name was being withheld pending possible charges.

No one answered the door Sunday at the Troy residence to which the Jeep is registered.,0,4048525.story