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2 additional arrests in the Sidnee Stephens murder case

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Sidnee Stevens was murdered in 2010. Sidnee Stevens was murdered in 2010.
Chad Bennett (Source: Perry County SO) Chad Bennett (Source: Perry County SO)
Dakota Wall (Source: Perry County SO) Dakota Wall (Source: Perry County SO)

Perry County Illinois Sheriff Keith Kellerman called a 6 p.m. press conference in regards to two additional arrests that have been made in the Sidnee Stevens murder case. 

According to court documents, Chad R. Bennett, 22, and Dakota Wall, 20, were each charged with first degree murder, aggravated kidnapping, home invasion, residential burglary and kidnapping.

They were being held on $500,000 bond each.

Prosecutors believe that Stevens was held against her will and shot or strangled.

Dakota Wall, Stephens' half sister, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge and walked out of the court house a free woman in October 2011.  She had pleaded to a lesser charge of obstruction a peace officer. 

Robbie Mueller was found guilty in September 2012 of murdering 15-year-old Sidnee Stephens in July of 2010. In exchange for his agreement of murder facts, Mueller got a promise from prosecutors not to seek a prison term of longer than 50 years. 

Also in September, James Glazier was sentenced to 60 years in prison. Glazier's attorney has already filed an appeal.

The first teen to be convicted in this case, Carl Dane, killed himself before being transferred to prison.

Court documents show the teens entered her home in 2010, kidnapped, strangled, and shot her, then disposed of her body in rural Perry County.

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