Shermell Crockett Arrested & Charged in Connection to Murder of Daniil Maksimenko

May 22, 2012 at 9:24 am
click to enlarge Shermell Crockett
Shermell Crockett
[UPDATE: Shermell Crockett has now been charged with second-degree murder, two counts of armed criminal action and one count of first-degree robbery. Police are still seeing two other suspects. Original post follows.]

Shermell A. Crockett, 20, was arrested early this morning in connection to the robbery and murder of pizza delivery driver Daniil Maksimenko. He was wanted by the police for questioning, and has not been charged with any crimes.

On Monday, charges were filed against Chester Woods for his role in the robbery and slaying. According to court documents, Woods confessed to police that he was part of the group of four men who robbed Maksimenko when he showed up to deliver a pizza to the 2100 block of Erick Avenue, but Woods was apparently not the triggerman as he's been charged with second-degree murder.

Police request that anyone with further information about Daniil Maksimenko's murder call them at 314-889-2341 or call CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-8477.