Man charged with sex assault and murder of 8-year-old girl

A man was charged early Sunday with the sexual assault and murder of an 8-year-old girl in downstate Olney.

Sabrina Stauffenberg was found dead Wednesday evening in southern Olney, according to a statement from Illinois State Police.

At 2:21 a.m. Sunday, police arrested Glen R. Ramey, 53, for the first degree murder and predatory sexual assault of Stauffenberg, ISP said. Ramey, of Olney, is currently being held in Richland County Jail.