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UPDATE: Man wanted in NE, who escaped detention in AR and was arrested again, now booked in Douglas County

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Posted at 4:25 PM, Sep 11, 2022

UPDATE: 9/29/22

20-year-old Wuanya Smith, who is a suspect in a homicide case, was booked into the Douglas County Correctional Center. He was transported from a jail in Arkansas where he was arrested in connection to the shooting death of Anthony Collins III on Aug. 12.

UPDATE: 9/12/22

According to the Saline County Arkansas Sheriff's Office, Smith has been located and arrested.

9/11/22 story:

Wuanya Smith, 20, was arrested in Benton, Arkansas on Wednesday in connection to a fatal Omaha shooting. On Sunday, the Saline County Sheriff's Office in Arkansas said that Smith escaped from the county detention center at approximately 10:30 a.m.

Smith is a suspect in the death of Anthony Collins III on August 12. He is accused of 2nd-degree murder, use of a weapon to commit a felony, and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.

According to the sheriff's office, multiple law enforcement agencies are searching for the suspect. Smith is described as 5'8' tall, 145 lbs and with a neck tattoo that says "death before dishonor."

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