2022 Peoria’s 19th Murder Under Investigation

PEORIA, Illinois (WMBD) — A man was killed Saturday morning in Peoria in what police are calling the city’s 19th murder in 2022, spokesman Semone Roth said. I’m here.

Shortly before 1:00 am on Saturday, police were called to the intersection of S. Greenlawn Avenue and W. Ann Street and upon arrival found the man in the alleyway behind the house. The man was found dead at the scene.

Police found a crime scene in the house and it was handled by the Crime Scene Unit.

Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood was called to the scene. The cause and method of death will be made public after a forensic autopsy.

Officers used Peoria Police K9 at the scene with negative results.

A murder is under investigation. 2022 Peoria’s 19th Murder Under Investigation

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