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The Champaign County Sheriff's Office and Coroner confirm the human remains found in a wooded area near Sadorus are Naomi Arnette's. 36 year-old Arnette had been missing since May 21st when she did not show up ... via

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#5 Nov 3, 2008

Arnette gets 60 years for murder of estranged wife
By Mary Schenk
Monday November 3, 2008
URBANA – A former Sadorus man convicted of murdering his wife and hiding her body will spend the next several decades behind bars.

Champaign County Judge Tom Difanis Monday sentenced Robert Arnette, 39, to 60 years in prison for the murder of Naomi Arnette to be followed by another 5 years for concealment of a homicidal death. He'll have to serve 100 percent of the murder sentence and at least half of the concealment sentence.

A jury convicted Arnette in August. Mrs. Arnette, 36, was reported missing May 21, 2007. Her remains were found four months later by volunteer searchers in a shallow grave at the edge of a farm field south of Sadorus.

Although a pathologist could not pinpoint the cause of her death, he said a rayon shirt or blouse twisted tightly around her neck could have caused her strangulation.

One of the inconsistent statements Arnette gave sheriff's investigators was that he found his wife's body hanging in her basement and took it down to spare her children from finding her. He further said he put the body in a plastic tote and drove it to woods south of Sadorus.

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