Peoria man arrested in connection with April murder

By WEEK Producer

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    Michael Costic, 24, was arrested Tuesday in connection with the April shooting death of Treyshawn Blakely, 17.

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October 22, 2013 Updated Oct 23, 2013 at 10:31 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Peoria police have arrested a man in connection to an April homicide.

On Tuesday, police arrested Michael Costic, 24, in connection with the murder of 17-year-old Treyshawn Blakely.

Blakely was shot and killed April 7 in the 1600 block of West Butler.

Police say they located Costic after he was allegedly involved in a domestic dispute.

He is being held of charges of murder, domestic abuse and interfering with the report of a domestic dispute.

Police have also confirmed that Michael Costic is the brother of Marquis Costic, 22, who was arrested in April for the same shooting.

Just days after Blakely was killed, Marquis Costic, was arrested on murder charges.

Marquis Costic remains in the Peoria County Jail.

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