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Rockford man charged in April murder

ROCKFORD (WREX) — A man already in custody is charged in an April 2 murder, the Winnebago County State's Attorney's Office and Rockford Police announced Friday.

Preston Scott faces seven counts of first degree murder and one count of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon in the shooting death of David S. Foley near Oregon Avenue in Rockford.

Authorities said Foley died from multiple gunshot wounds.

Scott faces up to life in prison if convicted.

Breane Lyga

Breane Lyga is the content manager at 13 WREX. She joined the team in 2015 as the 5, 6 and 10PM news producer after graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. She was 13 WREX’s assignment editor from 2017 to 2018.

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