Coroner: Teenager killed in Halloween stabbing

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DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) – A Danville teenager was stabbed to death early Sunday morning.

In a press release, Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup identified the teenager as 19-year-old Deavyon T. Williams. Northrup said that Williams was reportedly involved in an altercation with several other women when she was stabbed at approximately 3:11 a.m. The altercation took place in the 400 block of West Columbia Street in Danville.

After being stabbed, Williams was driven to the hospital by her friends, where she was pronounced dead at 6:48 a.m. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 4.

The circumstances surrounding Williams’ death are under investigation by the Danville Police Department and the coroner’s office.

Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to call Danville Police at 217-431-2250 or Vermilion County Crime Stoppers at 217-446-8477.

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