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Statesboro police arrest two in the killing of man at Grove Apartments

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On Friday, 20-year-old Jaden Thinh Le and 24-year-old Michael Jay Williams were arrested and charged in reference to their involvement to the incident (Credit: Bulloch County Sheriff's Office)

Statesboro police have made arrests in the murder of Deniro Arness Smith that happened at the Grove Apartments on March 9.

On Friday, 20-year-old Jaden Thinh Le and 24-year-old Michael Jay Williams were arrested and charged in reference to their involvement to the incident.

Le of Lawrenceville, Ga., has been charged with Felony Murder and additional charges are pending further investigation.

Williams of Rincon, Ga., has been charged with Obstruction of a Law Enforcement Officer and Giving False Information to Officers investigating this incident and additional charges are pending further investigation.

The investigation has been assigned to Detective Tommy Brown of the Statesboro Police Departments Criminal Investigations Bureau and Investigators from the District Attorney’s Office are assisting with the case.

This case is still under investigation and no further information is being released at this time.

Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact the Statesboro Police Department at (912) 764-9911. You may also anonymously submit information to www.tipsoft.com or by texting a tip to “TIPSSPD plus your message” to 274637 (CRIMES). All information is strictly confidential.