Woman arrested for first degree murder

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — Police arrested 28 year old Jalesha Horton on first degree murder charges.

Investigators from the Springfield Police Department found 26 year old Stephanie Brown dead inside a residence in the 1000 block of North 4th Street on Saturday.

Horton was taken to the Sangamon County Jail.

The coroner says the victim was strangled.

Anyone with information should call the Springfield Police Department 217-788-8311 or Sangamon/Menard County Crime Stoppers 217-788-8427.

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