Man arrested for Danville murder

A warrant of arrest was obtained through the Vermilion County State Attorney office Tuesday September 18 for Yuri D. Lillard, 34, of Danville. (Danville Department of Public Safety)

A Danville man wanted in connection with the murder of Tyrell Henderson is now behind bars.

Henderson died from a shooting on Saturday, September 15.

Danville Director of Public Safety Larry Thomason said a warrant for first degree murder and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon was issued for Yuri D. Lillard, 34, of Danville.

Thomason said U.S. Marshals were informed of the warrant and took Lillard into custody Tuesday night in Colorado Springs, Colorado without incident.

Lillard's bond has been set at $7 million.


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