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      Man arrested for Columbia murder

      Columbia Police arrested Martrell Smith, 21, Monday for second-degree murder in connection with the murder of Dontay Tolston.
      A Columbia man is under arrest in connection to a 23-year-old's murder. Columbia Police arrested Martrell Smith, 21, Monday for second-degree murder in connection with the murder of Dontay Tolston. On January 2, at about 11:33 p.m. officers went to the 2000-block of Newton Drive for a shots fired call.Officers said a woman got to the home and found Tolston lying on the floor with a gunshot wound.Tolston was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries and later pronounced dead at about 4 a.m. Friday.