CAHOKIA, IL (KTVI)-- Charges have been filed against a metro east teen accused in a hit and run that killed a 9-year-old Cahokia boy.
Seventeen-year-old Kevin Powell is facing multiple counts in the death of 9-year-old Fabian Teson.
Powell was charged with Reckless Homicide, Failure to Report an Accident Involving, Obstruction of Justice – destruction of Evidence, Driving without a Valid Driver’s License, 2 counts of Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident and Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle. Bond was set at $100,000.
Fabian was riding his bike along Lorraine Drive in Cahokia when he was hit.
He died at Cardinal Glennon last Saturday. A tip helped police find the car that was involved in the crash on the riverfront.
After a two day search, they managed to find Powell at a relative's home.
The victim's funeral was held earlier Thursday evening.
Alysa Sherwood, 25, has been charged with two counts of Obstruction of justice, permitting an unauthorized person to drive and renting a motor vehicle to an unauthorized driver. Her bond is set at $30,000.