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Asheville PD: Second person arrested in connection with January robbery, homicide

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Rhiannon M. Willetts. (Source: APD) Rhiannon M. Willetts. (Source: APD)
Keitha Jo Mintz. (Source: APD). Keitha Jo Mintz. (Source: APD).
Rhiannon M. Willetts. (Source: APD) Rhiannon M. Willetts. (Source: APD)
Daniel Marquese Smith (Source: APD) Daniel Marquese Smith (Source: APD)
ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) -

The Asheville Police Department said a man charged with murder and robbery after a woman was shot and killed on January 11, is now in custody.

Police say, at approximately 9:42 p.m. the victim, 30-year-old Rhiannon M. Willetts, was brought to Mission Hospital with a gunshot wound and was pronounced deceased upon arrival.

On Tuesday, police said Daniel Marquese Smith, 22, had been charged with first degree murder and armed robbery in Willetts's death.

Police said Smith was to be considered armed and dangerous.

On Wednesday, police said Smith had been located in Buncombe County and taken into custody without incident.

On February 22, a second person was arrested in connection with the case. Police said Keitha Jo Mintz was charged with accessory after the fact for her role in Willetts's death.  

Mintz is currently being held at the Buncombe County Detention Center on a $150,00 bond. 

Officers said the firearm used in the incident was also recovered. 

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