Shawn Michael Yuille, 23, of Trenton, was taken into custody Thursday afternoon on a second-degree murder charge and a first-degree charge of endangering the welfare of a child.

Shawn Michael Yuille, 23, of Trenton, was taken into custody Thursday afternoon on a second-degree murder charge and a first-degree charge of endangering the welfare of a child. The charges came after a vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Chillicothe woman in downtown Chillicothe Saturday evening. Yuille currently is incarcerated at the Davis DeKalb Regional Jail. Bond was set at $200,000. The charge complaint states that on Nov. 25, Danette Rardon was killed by being struck by a motor vehicle as a result of the perpetration Class D felony of endangering the welfare of a child in the First Degree, committed by Yuille. The charge of endangering the welfare of a child alleges that on Nov. 25, Yuille acted in a manner that created a substantial risk to the life, body and health of a child less than 17 years of age by inhaling air duster while operating a motor vehicle in which the child was a passenger, and that this offense resulted in the serious physical injury of the child. If convicted, the murder charge carries a penalty no less than 10 years in prison, not to exceed 30 years or life in prison. Conviction of the charge of endangering the welfare of the child is no less than five years and not to exceed 15 years.

Yuille was scheduld to be arraigned by Polycom at 10 a.m. Friday.

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