Missing University of Illinois student found dead in Peoria

Andy Kravetz
Journal Star

PEORIA− No foul play is suspected after a Peoria teen was found dead, the Peoria County coroner said on Thursday.

Deven H. Lane, 18, was located in the 5500 block of North Graceland Drive around 3:51 p.m. Wednesday. He had been missing since Friday night, according to Peoria police. He was a student at the University of Illinois. He was last seen in the 4500 block of North Sterling Avenue in Peoria about 9:30 p.m. Friday, police said.

“The search for Deven Lane has come to an end," Coroner Jamie Harwood said late Wednesday. "Sadly, the 18-year-old U of I student Deven Lane of Peoria, who had been reported missing by his family, was found deceased this afternoon in central Peoria at an undisclosed location."

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