JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of a 28-year-old man charged with the murder of a 29-year-old woman found in a ditch Friday.

Shaquita Anne Smith, 29, was found shortly before 6:30 p.m. Friday in a ditch in the 7500 block of Park City Drive, according to a police report from the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Smith's body was discovered by people walking on a nearby sidewalk.

Two people have been arrested in the killing of woman found in ditch. Roger Weeder

Kenny Conyers, 28, was arrested early Tuesday morning and charged with murder. Smith's sister, Tamiko Renne Smith, 38, was also arrested early Tuesday morning and is facing charges of accessory after the fact.

When Smith's body was discovered, investigators believed she had been in the ditch for several days.

Both Conyers and Tamiko Smith are scheduled to appear in court at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Sgt. Jay Farhat briefs the media on the body of a woman in her 20s found in a ditch. First Coast News

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