UPDATE: Cypert’s bond has been set at $1 million.


VAN BUREN, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — A Van Buren man was arrested in the early morning hours of Sunday, July 3 for the alleged murder of his wife.

According to Crawford County Sheriff Jimmy Damante, deputies responded to a home on Highway 59 just north of Natural Dam where Christina Cypert was found dead from a suspected gunshot wound.

Police later located Eathan Cypert at a rest stop off Exit 40 on Interstate 40 where he was arrested.

He is currently being held in the Crawford County Jail without bond on a First Degree Murder charge.

Authorities are continuing to investigate. More information will be provided when details become available.