The Peoria Police Department now says the man killed in his apartment Monday was murdered.
Police were called to the Hulbert House Apartments around 2:45 p.m. Monday and found 40-year-old Ramon White dead.
The Peoria County Coroner says White’s main cause of death was strangulation though he also suffered blunt force and penetrating injuries.
Police now believe 35-year-old Anthony Bennet is responsible for White’s death.
He has been charged with First Degree Murder and is currently in the Peoria County Jail.