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Peoria murder suspect cleared

(Source: MGN)
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Published: May. 13, 2022 at 11:32 AM CDT
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PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) - A Peoria man has been found not guilty in connection with a January 2021 homicide in Peoria.

The jury handed down the verdict Thursday night in the case against Marvin Sanders.

This was the second trial for Sanders.

A deadlocked jury was declared a mistrial in January.

Sanders was injured in the shooting outside a gas station on Southwest Adams and South Easton.

He was later arrested for the exchange of gunfire, which left 31-year-old Jevon Gilliam dead.

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