PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — A 73-year-old woman is dead, and the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office believes her grandson is responsible.

Cody A. Krause, 28, was detained at the scene and transported to the sheriff’s office, where he was later booked into jail for first-degree murder.

Updated mugshot of Cody A. Krause, 28

The victim has been identified as Glenda Rusterholz. The manner and cause of death will be released by the coroner at a later time.

At this time, the department has not identified the motive.


PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — One woman is dead Thursday morning, and a man near the scene of the crime has been detained.

Captain Chris Watkins said at approximately 7 a.m., Peoria County deputies responded to a call from a home on Kim Moor Road off of S. Airport Road regarding trouble with a man. When they arrived, deputies found a dead woman inside the home.

The victim’s identity, as well as the manner and cause of death, will be released by the coroner at a later time.

No other details regarding the incident have been released at this time.

The Peoria County Sheriff’s office Investigations Division is currently investigating the incident as a homicide.