JOURNAL STAR: Peoria crime gets weird as police seek flower murderers

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The Journal Star is reporting, “It was murder most foul — and floral.

Under the cloak of darkness, a dozen helpless victims recently were senselessly massacred, leaving Peoria bereft of their innocent beauty. Yet somehow the crime has gone largely unnoticed, perhaps because we’ve become hardened by the onslaught of modern crime.

Or, maybe because they’re flowers.

In a rare outlash of horticultural homicide, Luthy Botanical Garden has lost a dozen eremurus flowers. Though a few young eremurus survive, all 12 mature plants were trampled and ripped to death…”

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