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20-year-old man arrested in Arkansas in connection with August 12 murder in Omaha |

A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 22-year-old man last month in Omaha.

Wuanya M. Smith

Wuanya Smith has been arrested in connection with the homicide of Anthony Collins III. Collins was fatally wounded near 49th and Hamilton around 12:10 a.m. on August 12. Police were called to Methodist Hospital after Collins arrived there in a private vehicle after being shot. He died later that day.

Police said Wednesday that Smith was found in Benton, Arkansas, and taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Service Eastern Arkansas-Little Rock task force.

Smith had been wanted on suspicion of second degree murder, use of a weapon to commit a felony and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.

An anonymous tip through Omaha Crime Stoppers led to his arrest, police said.

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