QUINCY, Ill. (KHQA) — Police are searching a home in Quincy related to the homicide of Rebecca Bliefnick, and friends of the victim tell KHQA News the home being searched is where Bliefnick's estranged husband lives.
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However, Quincy Police Chief Adam Yates would not comment on who lives in the home.
Around 8 a.m. on Wednesday, detectives, officers, and Emergency Response Team members from the Quincy Police Department served a search warrant at 1641 Hampshire and temporarily detained a person.
The warrant is related to the ongoing investigation into the death of Rebecca Bliefnick, who was discovered deceased in her home in the 2500 block of Kentucky Road on Thursday, Feb. 23.
Bliefnick had been shot multiple times.
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There were no injures reported during the service of the warrant.
As part of the warrant service, a person was temporarily detained in the 2000 block of Hampshire and released. No arrests have been made related to this investigation, and police said they have not submitted for an arrest warrant through the Adams County State’s Attorney’s office, Police Chief Adam Yates said.
The information learned and evidence gathered over the last six days has led us to this point in our investigation. During a criminal investigation it is not unusual to obtain and serve numerous search warrants for a variety of reasons," said Yates. "Search warrants are a normal part of the investigative process. Our detectives will allow the information and evidence to guide them as they continue to investigate.
The Adams County Sheriff’s Office and Adams County Ambulance Service assisted with the service of the search warrant.