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29-year-old Jeffrey McWilliams is charged with second degree murder (2021 file photo courtesy of the Boone County Sheriff's Department)

Columbia police arrest suspect tied to 2017 homicide

Columbia police arrest a suspect tied to a 2017 homicide.

Officers said Monday that Jeffrey McWilliams is accused of second degree murder and more.

Investigators say 28-year-old Augustus Roberts was shot and killed during a drug-related home invasion on Lasso Circle in December 2017. Several members of an alleged marijuana scheme have pleaded guilty to drug trafficking in federal court since Roberts’ death.

(This story was last updated at 5:40 a.m. Wednesday.)

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