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Illinois State Police announce multiple arrests in a Washington County murder

 The three men arrested for murder are pictured side by side
Illinois State Police

Three men from Belleville have been arrested in the murder of an East St. Louis man, whose body was found in Washington County.

Illinois State Police report the arrests of 44-year-old Kevin Loucks, 57-year-old Milton Robinson, and 45-year-old Arrion Sanders for First-Degree Murder.

ISP says the arrests come after an investigation into the murder of 44-year-old Montez Pearson.

Pearson's body was located on July 19 near Lunte Creek Road in Washington County.

Loucks was taken into custody on Sunday after a search warrant was executed at his residence in Belleville.

Robinson was taken into custody the next day, while Sanders was taken into custody Thursday.

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