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Poinsett Jury Convicts Man of Capital Murder

HARRISBURG, AR – A Poinsett County Circuit Court jury took less than an hour to convict a Harrisburg man of capital murder on Wednesday, Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington said. Billy Combs, 59, was sentenced to life in prison without parole. The Poinsett County jury comprised of nine women and three men deliberated [...]

By |2019-09-18T20:36:42-06:00September 18th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Mississippi County Jury Finds Man Guilty

BLYTHEVILLE, AR – A Mississippi County Circuit Court jury convicted Granville Murphy of aggravated robbery in the robbery of a utility worker the day after police say he fatally shot someone in a separate incident, Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington said. The jury of six men and six women deliberated for less than [...]

By |2019-09-13T15:27:22-06:00September 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Jonesboro Men Enters Guilty Plea in Murder

JONESBORO, AR – A Jonesboro man pleaded guilty Friday to Murder II charges in the March 2018 slaying of his girlfriend, Craighead County Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington announced. Terrance Bernard Taylor, 40, entered his plea Friday morning in Craighead County Circuit Court. Circuit Judge Cindy Thyer sentenced Taylor to 30 years in the Arkansas Department [...]

By |2019-09-13T12:44:23-06:00September 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Paragould Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Rape

PARAGOULD, AR – Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington announces today that a Paragould jury has convicted Jerry Wayne McKee, 63, of Rape, a class Y felony.  In 2018, McKee was arrested for the rape of a minor child, eleven years old at the time. The jury, composed of seven men and five women, [...]

By |2019-09-11T19:33:33-06:00September 11th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Trumann Man Pleads Guilty to Murder

HARRISBURG – A Poinsett County man pleaded guilty Monday to first-degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a man at a Trumann Wal-Mart and the kidnapping of his estranged wife, announced Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington. Gabriel Urrabazo, 23, of Trumann entered the guilty plea a week before he was to [...]

By |2019-08-13T12:06:05-06:00August 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments