Report: 2 college football players arrested for murder of fellow student
On Aug. 11, Southern Arkansas University senior Joshua Smith was shot and killed at the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center parking lot on campus.
Now, 4 arrests have been made with the charge of capital murder, and 2 of the people arrested are members of the SAU football team.
Per MyArkLaMiss.com, Le’Kamerin Tolbert and Shaivonn Robinson are among 4 people being charged with capital murder in the shooting death of Smith:
According to a news release, Odies Wilson of North Little Rock, Arkansas; Le’Kamerin (Kam) Tolbert of Little Rock, Arkansas; Quincy Isaiah Lewis of Little Rock, Arkansas; and Shaivonn (Shakey) Robinson of Vacherie, Louisiana, were arrested early Friday evening, August 14, and charged with capital murder.
According to university spokesperson, Donna Allen, Tolbert and Robinson are listed on the current roster for SAU’s football team. Robinson is a sophomore defensive back while Tolbert is a redshirt freshman linebacker.
The Muleriders are a Division II team that plays in the Great American Conference.
SAU president Dr. Trey Berry issued the following statement on the case:
“We are grateful for the great work of the SAU Police Department, the Magnolia Police Department, Columbia County Sheriff’s Department, the Arkansas State Police, and U. S. Marshalls. Their persistence on this case brings a grieving family one step closer to resolve and allows our community to rest easier knowing that the suspects in this case have been identified.”