A ‘loss to so many of us’ — Suspect behind bars; community mourns loss of couple

theintelligencer.com - 03-20

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EDWARDSVILLE — A 23-year-old man has been arrested on charges of first-degree murder after a well-known Edwardsville couple was found dead in their home Monday. Zachary I. Capers of Collinsville has been charged with four counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Michael and Dr. Lois Ladd. The charges were filed Tuesday by Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons. Capers is being held in the Madison County Jail without bail.