East St. Louis man sought in connection with murder at housing complex

News-DemocratSeptember 13, 2013 

Police are asking for the public's help to locate an East St. Louis man who is a person of interest in the killing of a man Tuesday.

Investigators with the East St. Louis Police Department and the Illinois State Police were searching Friday for Darron L. Chairs Jr., 23, in connection with the murder of Steven Thomas. Thomas was killed Tuesday in the Orr-Weathers housing complex in East St. Louis.

Chairs has outstanding warrants in Madison and St. Clair counties.

Anyone with any information about the location of Chairs is asked to call Special Agent Ben Koch of the Illinois State Police at 589-2335 or Crime Stoppers at 866-371-TIPS.

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