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Crime & Courts

Bond set at $2.5M for second person charged in Bensenville store clerk killing

Bond for Tremayne Davis was set Sunday morning at $2.5 million with 10 percent to apply for his alleged role in the Bensenville murder of Hussein Saghir, according to a news release from the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office.

Davis, 23, 1417 N. Lotus Ave., Chicago, appeared in bond court before DuPage County Judge Brian McKillup and is the second person to be charged in the murder, the release stated.

Davis has been charged with one count of first degree murder, one count of attempted armed robbery and one count of obstructing justice, according to the release.

On Feb. 12, Kenneth Bardlett received the same bond for his alleged role in the murder, the release stated.

Davis, Bardlett and at least one accomplice allegedly encountered Saghir on Jan. 19 outside Sam’s Tobacco and Foodmart store in Bensenville, as Saghir was preparing to leave for the evening, according to the release

After a brief altercation, Saghir was shot and later died from his injuries, the release stated.

Davis was allegedly the getaway driver after the murder, according to the release. An investigation conducted by the Bensenville Police Department, the Major Crimes Task Force and the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office led authorities to Bardlett. The investigation into Saghir’s murder continues.

Davis' next court appearance is scheduled for March 17.

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