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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Case Number 21-0605: Shooting Victim

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On Saturday, February 27, 2021, at approximately 5:12 p.m., Peoria Police responded to a ShotSpotter alert indicating three rounds fired in the 1800 block of N Peoria Ave. A caller further advised hearing several shots fired in the area.

Upon arrival, offi...

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Posted on: February 14, 2021

Peoria County Case No 21-0472: Deceased Inmate

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On Sunday, February 14, 2021, just after 1:00 a.m., Corrections staff at the Peoria County Jail discovered a male inmate hanging in his cell, located in a general population housing area of the Jail. The male inmate was immediately cut down and lifesaving...

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Posted on: February 14, 2021

Peoria County Case No. 21-0454: Vehicle Accident Fatality

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On Friday, February 12, 2021 at approximately 5:58 pm, Peoria Police and Peoria Fire were dispatched to the 100 block of S Western Ave regarding an accident with unknown injuries.

The investigation revealed three vehicles were involved, one of which left t...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Peoria County Coroner Celebrates National Donor Day with Gift of Hope and Dream Center Peoria

Every year on February 14th, National Donor Day is an observance dedicated to spreading awareness and education about organ, eye and tissue donation. National Donor Day is also a day to recognize those who have given and received the gift of life through ...

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