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Woman Charged With Murder In Bloomington Stabbing

A 22-year-old Bloomington woman was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder in connection with a fatal stabbing on the west side.  

Leila J. Jackson made her first court appearance Wednesday. She's charged with stabbing Quantez Brown, 24, with a knife after an argument early Tuesday in the 400 block of North Roosevelt Avenue, just west of downtown. Brown went to the hospital but died from his injuries. 

Jackson is being held on $2 million bond. She was appointed a public defender. Her arraignment is scheduled for 10 a.m. July 27.

Brown's autopsy was set for Wednesday.

The case remains under investigation. If you have information, contact detectives Jared Roth at (309) 434-2379 or Curt Maas at (309) 434-2534.

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Ryan Denham is the digital content director for WGLT.
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