Lester A. Broom

Lester A. Broom is a suspect after a woman was found fatally stabbed in Peoria, Illinois Sunday night.

PEORIA, Ill. (KMOV.com) – Police in Illinois are asking everyone to be on the lookout for a man accused of killing a woman late Sunday night.

The Peoria Police Department said they are looking for 49-year-old Lester A. Broom. He was last seen wearing a blue jacket with yellow stripes on the sleeves.

Broom was identified as a suspect after a 58-year-old woman was fatally stabbed inside an apartment on Northeast Adams around 11:10 p.m.

Peoria is located just under 200 miles northeast of St. Louis.

Anyone who knows Broom’s whereabouts is asked to call police at 309-673-4521.

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