Man sought in Nov. shooting death arrested

Police say suspect found hiding in Beloit home attic

Published On: Feb 09 2013 06:50:10 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 09 2013 06:57:53 PM CST
BELOIT, Wis. -

Police arrested a Beloit man Saturday on suspicion of murder.

Tevon Marley, 29, of Harvey, Ill., was arrested by Beloit police and U.S. Marshals at about 1:30 p.m., Beloit Police Capt. Vince Sciame said.

According to the report, Beloit detectives and U.S. marshals found Marley hiding in the attic of the house at 1900 Elmwood Ave. Officers talked Marley out of hiding and took him into custody on a murder warrant.

Police believe Marley shot 19-year-old Ricky Sims Jr. multiple times on Merrill Street on Nov. 4. Sims, from Chicago, died during surgery at Beloit Hospital as a result of his injuries.

Beloit police have been searching for Marley since Nov. 5.