On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 at approximately 5:45 PM Waterloo Police assisted by the United States Marshals Service, arrested Shoen L. Russell age 48 in the 2100 block of Logan Ave without incident.    Russell was wanted on charges of 1st Degree Murder in connection with an incident that occurred on August 23rd, 2018 in Champaign Illinois.  

In order to protect the integrity of the investigation all media inquiries should be made to the Champaign Illinois Police Department.  

I have attached a link to their press release for your convenience.

Champaign Press Release


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Major Joe Leibold
Investigations Division

Waterloo Police Department
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Waterloo, Iowa 50703

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