MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. (WEHT) – The Wabash County Coroner’s office identified the victim of a stabbing as 41-year-old Jennifer Phelps.
Police said Phelps, of Mt. Carmel, was stabbed Wednesday morning in Wabash County.
Ruben A. Corzine is charged with murder and is being held on a $5 million bond in connection with the incident.
Corzine was reportedly Phelps’ fiance, police said.
Corzine will next appear in court on February 10 at 1 p.m.
MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. (WEHT) — A Mount Carmel man has been arrested and charged in a deadly stabbing investigation.
Police were called to the 900 block of N. Cherry Street after 8:30 Wednesday morning, where police say they found a woman’s body.
Officers arrested 32-year-old Ruben Corzine at the scene.
Corzine is being held without bond.
Authorities have not yet released the name of the victim.
(This story was originally published on January 30, 2020)