Teen Arrested in Carroll County Murder

CARROLL COUNTY, Ark.  - A teen has been arrested in the investigation of a Tuesday homicide.

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) says the body of Alex Santiago, 21, was found shortly after 4 p.m. inside a home on County Road 219.

Deputies arrested a 17-year-old boy who lived there and took him to the Carroll County Detention Center before transferring the teen to a juvenile detention facility.

He is being held without bond on charges of Capital Murder, Attempted Capital Murder and Arson.

The CCSO says the victim "suffered obvious trauma" and his body has been taken to the State Medical Examiner's Office to determine the cause and manner of death.


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