It was on June 1st of 2019 when rapper born William Pickering aka EBE Bandz was officially reported missing.
Officers investigated suspicious activity in the 500 block of Fisher Ave. near the Valencia Apartments where Pickering lived. On Thursday, detectives located a crime scene at 5200 Indian Avenue. Police then found the rapper’s body in unincorporated Winnebago County.
William Arzate and Miguel Ramirez have both been arrested and charged in connection to Pickering’s murder. Arzate is being charged with two counts of first degree murder and one count of concealing a homicide. Ramirez is being charged with one count of concealing a homicide.
Rockford Police Chief Dan O’Shea says police are looking for other people of interest.