- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 24, 2014

ALTON, Ill. (AP) - Authorities in southwestern Illinois have arrested a second suspect in connection with an Alton shooting death.

U.S. Marshal’s Service officers arrested 38-year-old Bruce D. Bradley of Fairview Heights on Monday morning at a residence in Washington Park, according to Alton Police Department spokeswoman Emily Hejna.

He faces three counts of first-degree murder, armed robbery and armed violence in the Sept. 6 death of Melvin Hayes, 39, of St. Louis. Police said Hayes’ body was found behind an abandoned home

Another suspect, 33-year-old Antione Parker of Belleville, faces similar charges. Parker, who was arrested Sept. 8, has pleaded not guilty. Both men are being held on $1 million bond each.

It was not immediately clear if Bradley has an attorney.

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