Decatur police make arrest in April 2015 murder

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DECATUR - Decatur police say a central Illinois man has been charged in the April 2015 death of a 19-year-old woman.

Authorities say Matthew Higgins-Vogt, 22, was charged in connection with the death of Paige Mars, 19.  Police say Higgins-Vogt was already in the Macon County Jail on an armed robbery charge.  Decatur police also say they expect more arrests to be made as this investigation continues.

Mars was found dead near Sangamon River in Decatur's Lincoln Park.  Authorities say Mars had sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the head and chest.

We will provide more details as they become available.

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