Updated 1:20 pm
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) – A woman killed during a home invasion in Belleville late Monday night has been identified as 23-year-old Lanae Cole.
Police believe she and a man who was also attacked inside the home in the 600 block of East McKinley around 11:30 p.m. were targeted, saying this was not a random attack.
Both Cole and the unidentified man were stabbed multiple times.
Two men have been taken into custody.
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Belleville police are working to sort out the details of a deadly home invasion late Monday night.
Responding to a call in the 600 block of East McKinley shortly before midnight, officers found a seriously injured man lying in the street.
He told them he was the victim of a home invasion and directed them to a nearby residence, where officers discovered a woman who’d been murdered.
A man located near the scene was taken into custody for further investigation.
No names have been released as the investigation continues.