Man arrested for 2010 Peoria homicide

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PEORIA, Ill. — The Peoria Police Department has arrested a man for a 2010 homicide.

Police said 31-year-old Breon N. Augusta turned himself in regarding the Dec. 26, 2010 homicide that left one man dead. The PPD responded to the incident at 7:37 p.m. at the 1800 block of West Howett regarding a male that had been shot.  

The man, 20-year-old Michael L. Malone, was transported to a local hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. Malone was later pronounced deceased.

During the course of the investigation, detectives received information leading to Augusta’s identification. The suspect turned himself in at approximately 6:18 a.m. Wednesday. He was later taken into custody without incident and arrested for a valid Peoria County warrant for murder.

Augusta was transported to the Peoria County Jail. 

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