Police Search for Alleged Murderer

Published 08/18 2014 10:39PM

Updated 08/18 2014 10:40PM

Galesburg police are searching for a man who allegedly stabbed another man to death.

The attack happened late last Wednesday night in the front yard of a home on Brooks Street.

The victim, 49-year-old Melvin Buckner, died from his injuries at OSF St. Francis Medical Center Sunday night.

Twenty nine-year-old, Christopher Croom is now wanted for murder unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.

If you have any information about his whereabouts, call the police.

His bail is expected to be one million dollars.

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