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UPDATE: Arrest made in Amboy homicide


The Lee County Sheriff Department makes an arrest in the homicide of a 79-year-old Amboy man. Wednesday, the sheriff's department found Delmar Leroy Daniels was found dead in his home after a concerned relative went to check on him. Daniels' wife was treated for minor injuries at Mendota Community Hospital.

Sheriff John Varga tells WGLC Radio that a 32-year-old man was arrested in his Amboy home Thursday. He's facing charges of first-degree murder and home invasion.

The sheriff's department says the are happy for the quick arrest but the case is not closed. They are still investigating why it happened.

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