CRAWFORD COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — UPDATE: The suspect arrested over the weekend in connection to a Crawford County double homicide is being held without bond.
Crawford County Sheriff Daniel Perry confirmed that Wesley is facing two capital murder charges. A judge denied bond at a Nov. 6 hearing.
CRAWFORD COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Two are dead and a suspect has been arrested following a series of shootings that took place in Alma, according to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office.
CCSO says that deputies were notified of a shooting on Chitwood Street at 11:57 a.m. on Nov. 4. Once on the scene, deputies identified a victim, 57-year-old Terry Brasuell.
CCSO says that a second victim, 47-year-old Donald Lewis, was found at a separate location shortly after.
25-year-old Cooper Wesley was arrested just after 1:30 p.m. in connection to both shootings, according to a release from the sheriff’s office.
Arkansas State Police, the Van Buren Police Department and the Mulberry Police Department assisted Alma police and CCSO in searching for the suspect, according to the release.
CCSO says both victims were specifically targeted and both died as a result of the shootings. The Sheriff’s Office says there was no danger to the public.
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