Police make arrest after 8-year-old Illinois girl found murdered

Glen Ramey was arrested for the murder of an 8-year-old Illinois girl. (Provided Photo/WTHI)

OLNEY, Ill. (WTHI) – Police have made an arrest after an 8-year-old Olney, Illinois girl was found murdered.

Early Sunday morning, police arrested 53-year-old Olney resident Glen Ramey.

Ramey is facing preliminary charges of first-degree murder and predatory sexual assault in the death of Sabrina Stauffenberg.

Stauffenberg was found dead last Wednesday on the south side of Olney.

Ramey is currently being held in the Richland County, Illinois Jail.