Danbury Police Make 6th Arrest in Homicide Investigation

As the Danbury Police Department continues its homicide investigation related to the killing of Willy Placencia, a sixth arrest has been made.

Shalina Tallman, a 36-year-old Danbury resident, was charged with Hindering Prosecution in the 2nd degree for knowingly rendering criminal assistance to person(s) involved in the killing of Willy Placencia. She was arrested on April 7, 2020, under the authority of a Superior Court warrant issued for her arrest. The arrest was made without incident and she is scheduled to appear in court on June 24, 2020.

This continues to be an active and ongoing investigation. Anyone that wishes to provide information can leave a confidential message on the Danbury Police Department TIPS line, 203-790-8477 (203-790-TIPS).


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