Police: Second suspect in Geneseo attempted murder case found

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GENESEO, Ill. (KWQC) - UPDATE 10/8: Police say they know the whereabouts of the second suspect in an attempted murder case out of Geneseo.

Shannon Jones, 38 (Henry County Sheriff's Department)

Police say it all started when officers responded to a domestic incident. They say by looking further into the situation, the officers uncovered a murder plot and prevented further tragedy.

The two victims have not been identified.

Police say the male suspect has been found and is receiving non-medical treatment.

ORIGINAL: Officials say an Alabama woman is in custody for conspiring to murder two people in Geneseo.

Geneseo police say, Shannon J. Jones of Center Point, Alabama was arrested Monday after an investigation revealed she conspired with another person to murder the two people. Police said in a release on Tuesday, Oct. 8, that they know the identity of the second person involved. Police also said that that person is receiving "non-medical treatment at this time", and that "when appropriate the warrant will be served" on that person and charges will be presented towards them.

Police say on Friday, Jones and the other suspect placed a foreign substance into a drink, which consumed by one of the victims. The victim became sick after drinking it, but police don't believe there were any lasting effects.

Then on Sunday, police say Jones and the other suspect attempted to bludgeon the second victim at a residence in Geneseo. The victim was able to escape and avoid serious injury.

Police say their investigation revealed Jones and the other suspect had planned the murder of the victims over the past few weeks.

Police also said in their announcement on Tuesday that the investigation revealed this was an isolated domestic incident and no others are in danger.

The victims have been identified and have taken the necessary precautions.