PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — The Peoria Police Department is asking the public for help identifying a vehicle of interest in a homicide investigation.
According to a Peoria police news release, officers are looking for a black GMC Yukon with Illinois plate DE98690.
Officers are looking for the vehicle in connection to the death of 42-year-old Maurice Young on Aug. 19. Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood stated that the autopsy showed that Young died of a gunshot wound to the chest.
Police arrested 34-year-old Lovell T. Eggleston in connection to this shooting. Eggleston was indicted on Sept. 5 for alleged aggravated discharge of a firearm and possession of a weapon by a felon.
He faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted of all charges. His trial is set for Nov. 13. Bond in his case is set at $150,000.