Cybercrime detective testifies at Peoria murder trial

PEORIA - An investigator testifying at a Peoria murder trial says the Internet search history on the suspect's computer included queries on various ways to kill someone.

Nathan Leuthold is charged in the shooting death of his wife, Denise Leuthold, in their Peoria home on Valentine's Day in 2013.

Leuthold has pleaded not guilty, and says that he found his wife's body after a break-in.

According to testimony presented by Bloomington cybercrime detective William Lynn, the search history on Leuthold's computer included how to kill a person by injection and electrocution, as well as methods of suicide.

However, Leuthold's attorney argues that the computer was not password-protected and that anyone could have used it to make those searches.

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