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Posted on: August 23, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 8/23/23 Homicide Arrest

(Peoria, IL) Tuesday, August 22, 2023, at approximately 4:16 a.m. Peoria Police, Peoria Fire, and AMT responded to the 2300 block of N. Wisconsin on a call of an adult female not breathing.
When emergency crews arrived, they located an unresponsive female inside the residence. The female was immediately transported to a local hospital where she was later pronounced deceased.
During the course of the investigation, it was determined the female’s death was a result of foul play. The manner and cause of death will be released by the Peoria County Coroner.
Peoria Police Detectives identified a possible 17-year-old male suspect.
The juvenile suspect was located on scene and transported to the Peoria Police Department for interviewing purposes. The juvenile was subsequently arrested for First Degree Murder and Aggravated Domestic Battery.
The juvenile was transported to the Peoria County Juvenile Detention Center.
If you have any information regarding any violent crimes, please contact the Peoria Police Department at (309) 673-4521, tip411 (anonymously), or Crime Stoppers (anonymously) at (309) 673-9000.
**All suspects and arrestees are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. **

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