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Arrests Made in January Murder

Arrests Made in January Murder

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Sangamon County Sheriff Neil Williamson says three men are now in custody in connection with the January murder of Justin Sharp.

The three Springfield residents, 22-year old Korodney Jones, 20-year old Demtriana Ross and, 24-year old Floyd Williams were arrested Thursday by Sheriff Department detectives and are being charged with first degree murder, home invasion, and armed robbery.

Williamson says the murder was drug-related.

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