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Charlottesville man charged with second-degree murder in Jan. 28 slaying

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Charlottesville Police have made an arrest in the Jan. 28 murder of 36-year-old Charlottesville resident Eldridge Vandrew Smith.

Tadashi Demetrius Keys, 38, has been charged with second-degree murder in the slaying

According to Charlottesville Police, Keys was taken into custody without incident on Friday.

This is an ongoing investigation; anyone with information is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (434) 977-4000.

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