On Jan. 21, 2020, at approximately 12:16 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 100 block of Kenwood Road for a reported stabbing. Upon arrival, officers located a 20-year-old male suffering from multiple, non-life-threatening stab wounds. The victim was transported to an area hospital.
The preliminary investigation revealed the stabbing occurred following a verbal altercation between three known acquaintances. The investigation quickly identified Christopher Torry, 22, of Champaign, as the suspect and he was arrested for the offenses of Aggravated Battery and Domestic Battery.
Torry was transported to the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office where he is awaiting future court proceedings.
Although an arrest has been made, the investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about this incident is asked to please contact police at 217-351-4545. Arrangements can be made for information to be shared privately with police. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may also submit tips to Crime Stoppers by phone at: 217-373-8477 (TIPS); online at 373tips.com; or the “P3 Tips” mobile app.
Champaign Police reminds citizens that information submitted to Crime Stoppers is completely anonymous. Calls are routed to a third-party national call center that receives your information, completes a tips information form, and then passes the information to the appropriate law enforcement agency. Caller ID tracking is not utilized by Crime Stoppers and conversations are not recorded.
All individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.