2018 homicides Homicide Was Leading Cause of Death for Peoria County Youth in 2018 By Tim Shelley • Jul 11, 2019 Peoria Public Radio Four hundred and forty. That’s the number of potential years of life lost in Peoria County last year to homicides. Coroner: Peoria Woman Strangled and Body Dumped By Kristin McHugh • Mar 12, 2019 Peoria County Coroner's Office The woman whose body was found in a north Peoria ditch last year died from strangulation. Pregnant Woman Dies Days After Shooting Killed Unborn Child By Associated Press • Dec 21, 2018 Creative Commons ROUND LAKE - A coroner says a pregnant suburban Chicago woman who was allegedly shot by her husband died from her injuries days after the shooting killed her unborn child. Authorities Continue to Search for Missing Couple; Son Facing Murder Charges By Kristin McHugh & Tanya Koonce • Oct 29, 2018 Peoria County Sheriff's Office The son of two missing Bradley University employees is facing murder charges as the search shifts to recovery.