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Suspect captured in Peoria murder case

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PEORIA (HOI) -- A Peoria man has been arrested in connection with the city's third homicide this year.

Devonte P. Thompson, 23, was identified as the suspect in the May 13 homicide death of Brein Metts, 22.

Thompson was located by members of the Peoria Police Target Offender Unit and taken into custody without incident on an Illinois Department of Corrections parole warrant.

He was subsequently arrested for first degree murder and possession of a weapon by a felon.

Thompson was transported to the Peoria County Jail.

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