Body of Jarad Daughtrey found at Fairview Heights motel

FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. - Investigators have confirmed the body found at a Fairview Heights motel is that of a man wanted in connection with the death of his father.

The body of Jarad Daughtrey was found Wednesday morning at the Trailways Motel prior to 6:45 a.m.

The Major Case Squad was activated Tuesday afternoon to investigate the death of 61-year-old David Daughtrey. A friend had called police asking for someone to stop by when they hadn't heard from him. Authorities found Daughtrey's body inside the home he shared with his son on Mimosa Drive in Swansea. They could not locate Daughtrey's van or his son, Jarad.

Daughtrey's van was located at the motel where the body was discovered.

NewsChannel 5 will have more information on this story as it becomes available.


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