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Man's death under investigation as Peoria's 20th homicide of 2022


Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood said a man's death in the North Valley is under investigation as a homicide.

66-year-old Kenneth Charles Bryant was found dead in an alley in the 600 block of NE Adams around 4:10 p.m. Thursday.

Harwood said he suffered multiple blunt force trauma injuries to his head and neck which were inflicted by another person.

Bryant was reportedly homeless.

The Peoria Police Department is investigating.

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Tim is the News Director at WCBU Peoria Public Radio.