Man arrested for the murder of a Champaign woman


Urbana - The Urbana Police department has arrested a man for his involvement in the murder of a Champaign woman.


Police arrested Darmel Smith, 33, for first degree murder of Sheena Williams. He was arrested in the 200 block of South Mattis.


Williams was found dead in her home at 105 E. Roper Street on September 6th. She was found strangled and stabbed to death. The Champaign Police Department's homicide investigation led them to Mr. Smith who had a previous dating relationship with Ms. Williams.


Smith will make is first court appearance on Thursday. He is being held on a $2,000,000 bond.

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