Arrest warrant issued in murder of elderly couple

UPDATED May 21: The suspect has been arrested


JONESBORO, Ark. – Authorities released new information today (May 16) in connection with the double homicide of an elderly couple last week in Craighead County.

The Craighead County Sheriff’s Office has a warrant issued for the arrest of Jonathan Dean Boyd (a.k.a. J.D. Boyd), 62, of Paragould, for two counts of murder in the first degree, aggravated robbery, and theft of firearm in connection with last week’s double homicide of Larry and Josey Boyd, the Craighead County Sheriff’s Office informed NEA Report.

Jonathan D. Boyd is considered armed and dangerous. If his whereabouts are known, authorities strongly urge you to contact your local law enforcement agency.

Courtesy CCSO

Contact Craighead County Dispatch’s non-emergency line at 870-935-5553 with tips about his whereabouts or dial 911 if you see the suspect.

The suspect is the son Larry Boyd and stepson to Josey Boyd, according to authorities. His last known address was third street in Paragould.

Photos are expected to be released of the suspect and will be added to this story.

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