Peoria Police investigate body found in East Bluff home

By WEEK Producer

December 11, 2013 Updated Dec 11, 2013 at 8:09 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Police are investigating the homicide of a man whose body was found in the crawlspace of a vacant home on Peoria's East Bluff.

Peoria County Coroner Johnna Ingersoll confirms that the body of a white male was found inside 2127 N. Prospect.

Ingersoll said that she was told by police that the victim was stabbed but she has been unable to confirm that for herself.

Officers responded to the house after receiving a call about a possible homicide that occurred sometime Tuesday night inside the vacant home.

Two men are now in custody and are being interviewed by detectives.

If you have any information regarding this investigation, please call the Peoria Police Dept at 673-4521, or Crime stoppers at 673-9000.