Illinois man arrested in killing, sexual assault of 8-year-old girl

An 8-year-old girl was apparently lured from her home in Illinois and killed by a perpetrator who dumped her body behind a vinegar plant, the Belleview News-Democrat reported Sunday.

Sabrina Stauffenberg was found dead Wednesday on the south side of Olney, the paper reported. She was waiting on the porch of her home for a bus to take her to a church service when she disappeared.

The paper reported that an Olney man, Glen Ramey, 53, was taken into custody around 2:30 a.m. Sunday on charges of first-degree murder and predatory sexual assault. Authoriites released a mug shot of Ramey.

Denise Haley, a friend of Sabrina’s family, told the paper Ramey had been dating a relative of Sabrina. She said he was known to have had mental health problems.

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