COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (TCD) — Police have arrested two men in connection with the death of a man whose body was found in a ditch this week.
On Wednesday, Nov. 8, at around 10:44 a.m., the Collinsville Police Department responded to the area of 521 Loop St. to a report of an “unresponsive male found by neighbors lying in a ditch.” The victim, 21-year-old Tyrese Owens, had suffered a severe laceration to his torso, and the Madison County Coroner’s Office pronounced him dead.
The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis said they were called in to help and assigned around 20 investigators to the case. They followed up on numerous leads and asked for the public’s help in gathering further information.
The next day, on Thursday, Nov. 9, the Major Case Squad arrested 23-year-old Carlos Mosley and 22-year-old Amari McGee on two counts of first-degree murder. They were booked into the Madison County Jail.
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