Update: Two More Charged in Olney Murder Case

Oct 1, 2020

Two more people have been arrested in connection to a homicide last month in Olney.

Illinois State Police Wednesday announced the arrest in Florida of 18-year-old Rick Meador of Olney. He is charged with First Degree Murder.

Thursday, Illinois State Police announced the arrests of 33-year-old Tara Haws of Olney and a 16-year-old female from Olney. They are both charged with First-Degree Murder by Accountability.

Meador and the 16-year-old are both being held in Florida, awaiting extradition to Illinois.

The three suspects are accused of being involved in the killing of 19-year-old Kyle Johnson, who was found with multiple gunshot wounds and later died at an area hospital over Labor Day weekend.