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Image of suspect in rest stop murder released; 2nd victim ID’d

Published On: Jul 03 2014 03:43:24 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 03 2014 04:51:30 PM CDT

Photo of Doddy obtained from store surveillance where he is believed to be in the process of exiting a store

STERLING, Ill. -

Law enforcement officials in Illinois have issued  a national alert as they look for a man suspected in two murders, according to a release.

Terence Doddy, 36, of Rockford, is a suspect in the murders of Tonya Bargman, 44, of Monticello, Illinois, and Todd Hansmeier, 37.

Officials said Bargman was found dead Tuesday at the Willow Creek rest stop on Interstate 39, about 50 miles south of Rockford. A rest stop attendant found Bargman at 8:30 p.m. Investigators said surveillance video showed a woman being attacked by a man as she left a bathroom.

Hansmeier was found dead Monday in Rockford, officials said.

Doddy was last seen driving a gray 2013 Nissan Altima with Illinois license plates BARGMN 2.

Investigators have released images of the vehicle, which has a silver Illini Nissan decal on the lower back bumper of the vehicle.

Police also believe Doddy may be in possession of a blue dome-styled camping tent. The surveillance image police released of Doddy is of him leaving a retail store in the Rockford area.

Police are asking the public to take precautions when visiting rest stop areas.

Anyone with any information is asked to call 911 or the Illinois State Police Zone 2 office at 815-632-4010.

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