A Peoria woman was charged today with two counts of First Degree Murder, a Class M Felony, in the stabbing death of James Davis, 50. Bond was set at one million dollars for Lauraine Singleton, 41, Davis’s ex-girlfriend.
On May 14, 2023, around 2:20 am police were called to Singleton’s apartment at 715 Morgan Street where they found Mr. Davis lying on the ground bleeding from a stab wound to his chest. Singleton was also at the scene. The suspected knife used in the incident was located inside her apartment.
Singleton’s next court appearance will be June 1, 2023.