$500K cash bond set for man accused in Janesville killing
JANESVILLE, Wis. — The man accused of killing an Illinois man in Janesville this weekend was in court Tuesday afternoon.
A $500,000 cash bond was set for 32-year-old Barquis McKnight, also known as Barquis Odom, of Beloit.
He’s charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the death of 28-year-old Eddie Lee Jones, of Markham, Illinois.
Jones was shot early Sunday morning on Franklin Street. Police believe it started with a verbal altercation.
It was the first homicide for Janesville since 2014.
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