Illinois State Police arrest man accused of killing 8-year-old girl

The 8-year-old girl was found deas last Wednesday.

OLNEY, ILL. - Early Sunday morning, Illinois State Police arrested a man suspected of the murder of an 8-year-old Olney, Ill. girl.

Police captured Glen R. Ramey, 53, shortly before 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning. Ramey is believed to have killed Sabrina Stauffenberg, 8, who was found dead south of Olney last Wednesday.

Ramey was charged with First Degree Murder and Predatory Sexual Assault. He is being held at the Richland County Jail.

The arrest of Ramey came with the collaborative efforts between multiple law enforcement agencies, including the Olney Police Department, Salem Police Department, Vandalia Police Department, Illinois Police Department, and many others. 

As more information becomes available, this story will be updated.

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