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Harrisburg Man Wanted for Murder Considered Armed and Dangerous

Illinois State Police are searching for a 36-year-old Saline County man wanted for First Degree Murder. He's considered armed and dangerous.

Posted: Mar 17, 2021 10:02 PM
Updated: Mar 18, 2021 11:01 AM

Police in Illinois need help hunting down a murder suspect.

Authorities are looking for Alexander McWilliam in connection to the shooting death of Mishealia M. Meredith on March 13.

Her body was found in a rural part of Gallatin county the next day.

McWilliam is 36-years-old and is from Harrisburg, Illinois, in Saline County.

Police say he is 5’10” and weighs approximately 215 pounds.

Authorities say is he is considered armed and dangerous. 

Anyone with information on McWilliam's whereabouts is asked to call 911 or contact the ISP DCI Zone 8 at (618) 542-2171.

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