Stabbing death

SPRINGFIELD - A Sangamon County judge has sentenced a central Illinois man to 45 years in prison for the 2016 stabbing death of a 31-year-old woman.

Authorities have identified the Peoria woman stabbed to death Tuesday.

Peoria Police Department

 A Peoria man was stabbed to death yesterday at Parkview Estates Apartments. Police found 29-year-old Kang Abel behind Building H of the Gale Avenue apartments yesterday about 5:00. He was transported to the hospital and died in surgery about an hour later. The preliminary autopsy showed Abel died of two stab wounds to his lower torso.

A Kane County judge has given out a 50-year sentence to a 36-year-old man convicted of stabbing an Elgin woman to death while burglarizing the townhouse she had just moved into with her husband.

Jurors in Kane County have convicted a 36-year-old man of stabbing an Elgin woman to death while burglarizing the townhouse she had just moved into with her husband.