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Suspect in teen’s murder stands trial in Peoria County Court

PEORIA (HOI) — The trial of the young man connected to a 2019 homicide in Peoria has begun.

Doyle Nelson, 19, is facing two charges of first degree murder in connection to the fatal shooting of 16-year-old Zarious Fair. That was last year in the East Bluff neighborhood of East Frye in Peoria. The trial will resume this Wednesday at 1:15 PM.

15-year-old Zaveon Marks was found guilty of killing Fair last October.
His own sentencing hearing is on October 13.

Jon Schoenheider

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