Man suspected in death of baby gets another murder charge

Zachary Yeo
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Published: Dec. 15, 2021 at 12:57 PM CST
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PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) - A Peoria man is facing an additional murder charge after the death of his child -- in addition to aggravated battery and aggravated domestic battery.

Zachary T. Yeo, was indicted on the four charges Tuesday, December 14.

His jury trial begins on February 28.

Connor Yeo was transported to OSF Friday, November 12, after a call of a two-month-old not breathing.

Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood said Yeo was successfully resuscitated, and aggressively treated for several days at OSF but was unable to recover from his injuries.

He was pronounced deceased Tuesday, November 23 at 11:57 p.m.

An autopsy shows Connor suffered severe blunt force head trauma by another.

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