UPDATE: Sgt. Tony Murphy of the Fayetteville Police Department confirmed the victim’s name as Cody Tisdell, 30. Tisdell died at a nearby hospital as a result of his injuries.


FAYETTEVILLLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — UPDATE: Police confirmed Saturday that David Pyle, 39, was arrested after video evidence and witness statements suggested that he stabbed a man multiple times in the parking lot of All for You Gaming on College Ave. in Fayetteville.

The stabbing victim later died at an area hospital as a result of his injuries.

While Pyle was barricaded inside inside his residence in Springdale, he reportedly began broadcasting his activity live on social media and saying that he would not go back to jail.

While Springdale police attempted to negotiate with Pyle, he fired a gun inside the home.

After that point he was arrested on charges of capital murder and unlawful possession of a firearm due to his previous convictions.

Pyle is held at the Washington County Jail on a $500,000 bond. His first hearing date is set for December 27.


FAYETTEVILLLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — UPDATE: Sgt. Tony Murphy with the Fayetteville Police Department says the suspect has been surrendered to deputies after a standoff that lasted throughout the day.


FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — At approximately 12:52 AM on December 24, Fayetteville police officers were called to 1889 North College Avenue in reference to a stabbing.

According to a social media post, they found an injured, 30 year old male in the parking lot. The victim had sustained an apparent stab wound.

Officers and medics immediately rendered aid and quickly transported the victim to a local medical facility, where he was later pronounced dead.

Detectives were immediately called to the scene. Initial investigation lead investigators to believe that the suspect was known to the victim, and that they were possibly having an argument before the deadly altercation took place.

The investigation is ongoing.