A Quincy man is in custody on murder charges following his arrest Monday night.

Quincy Police say the arrest of 29-year-old Derek McKenzie follows the discovery of a body in a residence at 601 North Fifth in Quincy late Monday afternoon. Police say a 48-year-old man was found dead in a residence at that address at 5:47 p.m. The victim has not been identified by authorities at this time pending notification of family members.

Police say the cause of death appears to be blunt force trauma and that McKenzie and the victim were acquainted. McKenzie is held in the Adams County Jail pending the formal filing of murder charges.

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