UPDATE: Police hope photos will produce leads in Peoria’s latest homicide
UPDATE (8 p.m.) - Peoria Police hope the release of two photographs Friday will produce leads to investigators solve the city’s fourth homicide this year.
Also on Friday, Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood declared Tamara D. Schaidle’s death a homicide. The body of the 58-year old woman was found in the Illinois River March 21, and Harwood said her injuries were “consistent with blunt force trauma and drowning by another.”
Police said they released two photos of Schaidle. She was last seen walking from Morton Street into the Constitution Garden Park near the Dan Fogelberg Memorial. Schaidle was wearing a black coat, blue jeans and white shoes, according to police.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Peoria Police Detective Scott Hulse at 309-494-8391. Anonymous information is accepted on Tip411 or 309-673-9000.
UPDATE (1:44 p.m.) - In a release, Peoria Police spokesperson Semone Roth says Schaidle was last seen walking Monday, March 20, from Morton Street into Constitution Garden Park near the Dan Fogelberg Memorial wearing a black coat, blue jeans and white shoes.
The police department is asking those with any information to contact detective Scott Hulse at 309-494-8391, or anonymously to tip411 or CrimeStoppers at 309-673-9000.
PEORIA (25News Now) - Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood now says the case of a woman found in the Illinois River March 21 is now a homicide investigation.
Harwood says that the injuries to Tamara D. Schaidle of North Woodbine Terrace were consistent with significant blunt-force trauma and drowning by another person.
Harwood asks those with any information on this case to please contact police detective Scott Hulse at 309-494-8391, or anonymously to tip411 or CrimeStoppers at 309-673-9000.
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