Emerson Branch Jr. was last seen Jan. 4 near 94th and Justine streets, Chicago police said.
Jeffery Finely-Scott, 33, was charged with first-degree murder, Chicago police said.
In most cases, a male suspect snatched property from female passengers and ran away, Chicago police said.
A 27-year-old man died Saturday after he was shot while driving in Brainerd on the South Side.
The FBI is looking for a man who robbed a bank last week in Brainerd on the South Side.