Man Wanted For Fatal Stabbing At Taft Homes

Peoria Police are searching for suspect wanted for a fatal stabbing.

Police are looking for Lester Broom, 48, who they say killed a 58-year-old woman overnight at Taft Homes, located at 530 NE Adams Street.

Officers were called out around 11:15 p.m., and found the victim with a stab wound. She died at the scene.

Broom is described as a black male, 6-foot tall, 215-230 pounds, medium build and balding. He was last seen in the area of northbound Hancock, wearing a blue jacket with yellow stripes.

Anyone with information, is asked to call Peoria Police at (309) 673-4521 or CrimeStoppers at (309) 673-9000.



Fire In Peoria Duplex Protecting Hospitality Workers From Sexual Harassment Reporting Reckless Or Drunk Drivers On The Highway Illinois Law Streamlines Wind Farm Zoning Pekin High School Teacher Placed On Administrative Leave New “Christ The Resurrection” Statue At Springdale Cemetery