Peoria Police say suspicious death is now a murder

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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. 

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