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July 15, 2014

2nd arrest in connection with teen’s fatal stabbing

- — A suspected witness to the stabbing of a 16-year-old girl whose body was found in a Pine Township landfill was arrested Monday.

Roneishia Johnson of Austintown, Ohio, turned herself in to U.S. Marshals outside the Mahoning County Jail, according to deputy Dan DeVille.

She was being held on $750,000 bond.

Johnson faces charges of aggravated murder with a death penalty specification, added because the slaying was allegedly commited during a kidnapping and burglary, police said.

Johnson told police last month that she witnessed 18-year-old Ricki Williams IV kill Gina Burger at the Compass West Apartments in Austintown June 23, then was forced by him to dispose of the teen’s body in a Dumpster at the apartment complex.

Burger’s body was found two days later at Tri-County Industries’ transfer station near Grove City.

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