Sharp County Man Charged with Murder

SHARP COUNTY, Ark. - Freddie Howard Johnston, 34, of Ash Flat was charged Monday with First Degree Murder for an incident that took place on Nov. 2 near Agnos Road. 

Police say Johnston is charged with entering a home, shooting Jeremy Watkins, and then turning the gun on himself in an apparent suicide attempt.

Officials say Watkins later died from his injuries on Nov. 12.

Authorities say Johnston is also charged with Aggravated Residential Burglary, Aggravated Assault on a Family or a Household Member and Violation of an Order of Protection. 


 


 


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