A Peoria man was charged Tuesday with the city's 14th homicide of the year. 25 year old Kent Irby, Junior is facing one count of second degree murder for the shooting death last week of Carnell Ashford. His body was found in a backyard in the 1400 block of NE Perry last Friday. Ashford was shot multiple times with the fatal shot to the chest. Irby, who appeared in court via video Tuesday, was being held on 300 thousand dollars bond.
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