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Arrest made in connection with Searcy murder

Searcy police have arrested a man in connection with the robbery and murder of Zach Mitchell.
Zach Mitchell, 24, pictured with his 3-year old son Keegan.  Mitchell was murdered in Searcy on Sunday October 23, 2011 while doing janitorial work at medical clinic
Zach Mitchell, 24, pictured with his 3-year old son Keegan. Mitchell was murdered in Searcy on Sunday October 23, 2011 while doing janitorial work at medical clinic
SEARCY, AR - Searcy police have arrested a man in connection with the robbery and murder of Zach Mitchell.

Searcy police confirmed the arrest of Ross Wood, 20, on an aggravated robbery charge related to the theft of Mitchell's wallet.

Wood is being held in the White County Detention Facility on a $500,000 bond.  He made his first court appearance on the aggravated robbery charge Tuesday morning.

No charges have been filed related to Mitchell's murder, however Searcy PD spokesperson Terri Lee says additional arrests are possible.

Mitchell, 24, was found shot to death Sunday evening at a medical clinic in Searcy where he was helping out for extra cash. Mitchell worked for Bryce Corporation but was on leave due to a medical condition. He was helping out at Nephology Associates for extra money when the shooting happened.

FOX16 News will have the latest developments on the story at 5, 9:30 and 10.
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