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Peoria man pleads guilty to 2021 murder of infant son

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A Peoria man will serve 30 years in prison for the 2021 murder of his infant son.

Zachary Yeo pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree murder Thursday in Peoria County Court. Other charges were dropped.

2-month-old Conner Yeo was Peoria's 32nd homicide victim of last year. He died from blunt force head trauma.

Zachary Yeo must serve 100 percent of his 30 year sentence.

Tim is the News Director at WCBU Peoria Public Radio.