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Victim identified, man arrested in Monday homicide

PEORIA, Ill. - Peoria Police arrested a 56-year-old man in connection to Monday's homicide.

James Watkins was arrested on a first degree murder charge for the stabbing death of 29-year-old Kang Abel of Peoria. It happened around 5:00 P.M. behind Parkview Estates apartments.

Autopsy results show Abel had two stab wounds to his lower abdomen and suffered "detrimental blood loss." 


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