A man wanted for a Davenport murder has been taken into custody in Illinois. Davenport police say 48-year-old Gary Michael Fortune was taken into custody Tuesday night in Reynolds, Illinois.
He is being held in the Rock Island County Jail pending extradition to Scott County. Fortune is charged with first-degree murder in connection with a Monday stabbing in Davenport. Fifty-two year-old Jack Simmons of Davenport received life-threatening wounds and is recovering in a hospital. Sixty-one year-old Betty Simmons of Davenport died at the scene.
Police say further charges against Fortune are pending.
(Reporting by Phil Roberts, Davenport)
Photo courtesy of Davenport Police.