An early morning accident ended with a 20-year-old Pocahontas woman dead and a man injured.
He is being held for the offenses of murder, abuse of a corpse, and tampering with evidence, a release said.
A young life tragically ended early Saturday in Independence County.
COVID-19 continues to impact regularly scheduled events in NEA with the cancellation of the Beatles at the Ridge festival in Walnut Ridge
The vacated Randolph County District Court judge seat was officially filled on Monday as Alex Bigger, the former city attorney for Pocahontas, was sworn in.
Deputies responded to the scene at 9:50 AM Thursday, May 5, to 50 Lawrence 2741 near Smithville. The initial call was about an unresponsive male.
Authorities plan to release additional information once next of kin can be located and notified of the death.
22 positive cases in a single nursing facility in Lawrence County were announced by a state representative on Thursday.