Peorian arrested after manhunt in Taft Homes killing – Peoria Journal Star

Peorian arrested after manhunt in Taft Homes killing - Peoria Journal Star

Woman dies from stab wounds; police looking for suspect

PEORIA, Ill. (WEEK) — Peoria Police are actively searching for a man they say committed an overnight murder.

It happened at Taft Homes, located at 530 Northeast Adams Street in Peoria, around 11:15 PM, when authorities got a call of someone requesting an ambulance.

Illinois police seek suspect after woman found fatally stabbed in apartment

Police spokeswoman Amy Dotson says information gathered at the scene led them to identifying 49-year-old Lester Broom as a suspect.

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