One woman found dead in apparent homicide, State Police locate person of interest

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PEORIA COUNTY (WEEK) — The Peoria County Sheriff’s Office says one person was found dead early Sunday morning in what is believed to be a homicide. Police say they have located a suspect.

Peoria County Sheriff Brian Asbell confirmed around 1:00 a.m., the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office responded to the intersection of Route 150 and Philander Chase Road and found a female down in the ditch line.

The female had multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to OSF hospital where she was later pronounced deceased.

Police say around 10:00 a.m. Sunday morning, a person of interest was identified and located at a rest stop near Springfield.

Asbell said State Police and the Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office are currently managing the active scene.

This story will be updated.

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