Man Sought in Killing at Illinois Rest Stop


By Associated Press
By WSIL Manager

UPDATED 4:20 p.m. THURSDAY, JULY 3, 2014

WSIL -- Illinois State Police have teamed up with U.S. Marshals and law enforcement offices nationwide to locate Terence Doddy, 36, of Rockford.

Doddy is a suspect in the murders of Tonya Bargman, 44, of Monticello, and Todd Hansmeier, 37, of Rockford. Hansmeier was found dead Monday at a Rockford business. Bargman was discovered Tuesday night at the Willow Creek rest stop on I-39 just outside the small town of Paw Paw. 

State Police have released a store surveillance image of Doddy taken in the Rockford area, as well as a picture of Bargman's 2013 gray Nissan Altima which Doddy is believed to be driving.   

The Altima has Illinois plates "BARGMN2" with a silver-colored "Illini Nissan" decal on the lower rear bumper.


Authorities are urging everyone to take safety precautions when visiting rest stops, campgrounds and other outdoor areas over the holiday weekend.

Investigators say they have received several tips about Doddy. Anyone with information is asked to call local law enforcement. 




PAW PAW, Ill. (AP) - Illinois State Police say they are looking for a man who they believe killed an eastern Illinois woman at a highway rest stop on Interstate 39.


Police said in a news release that 44-year-old Tonya D. Bargman of Monticello was found at the Willow Creek rest stop on I-39 in northern Illinois about 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Surveillance video showed a man attacking her as she left a restroom at the rest stop.


Illinois State Police have named Terence Doddy, 36, of Rockford, as a person of interest in the investigation. Doddy is also wanted by the Rockford Police Department for a murder that occurred on June 30. 

Doddy is believed to be driving Bargman's gray 2013 Nissan Altima with license plate "BARGMN 2." Investigators have issued law enforcement alerts nationwide. 


Anyone with any information about Doddy is asked to call 911 or Illinois State Police Zone 2 at
(815) 632-4010.

The rest stop is just outside the small town of Paw Paw and about 40 miles south of Rockford.

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