Florida teen arrested for murder

Florida teen arrested for murder

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Police arrested 18-year-old Rick Meador in connection with the murder of 19-year-old Kyle M. Johnson on Wednesday, September 30. According to WCIA, investigators located him in Walton County, Florida, with a 16-year-old girl listed as missing and endangered.

On Sunday, September 6, authorities arrived at North Walnut and East Laurel Street in Olney, Illinois, where Rick shot Kyle multiple times. He was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead.

After issuing an arrest warrant for first-degree murder, investigators arrested 18-year-old Rick. News Channel reports that police put the 16-year-old girl into protective custody by the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center. Rick Meador is currently held at the Walton County Jail in Florida while awaiting extradition. His bond is set at $500,000.


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