Man arrested for elderly woman’s murder

Local News

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — A Lindenwood man faces charges for first degree murder.

54-year old David Smith was arrested Thursday. Authorities say he killed Donna Bricker in January.

Smith faces three counts. He’s being held on $3 million bond.

Coroner’s office says Bricker was strangled with some type of cord.

The cause of her death was not released earlier due to the investigation.

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