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UPDATE: Arrest made in Dixon Road body

Pulaski County deputies arrested a man for the death of Rashunda Bates whose body was found in a shallow grave on Dixon Street.
A body found on Dixon Road could be Rashunda Bates
A body found on Dixon Road could be Rashunda Bates
Pulaski County deputies arrested a man for the death of Rashunda Bates.

Kevin Brown told police in detail how he killed Bates and buried her in the shallow grave on Dixon Road.  Little Rock Police tell us Bates had been missing for five days.

The body is at the crime lab for positive identification. 

Sheriff’s deputies came to a field on Dixon Road after getting a call about a grave. They spent several hours looking before finding it.

"Knowing that we here almost everyday and he choose to pick the one day we was gone to do this and we didn't have a chance to do nothing about it," Felicia Finch said

Finch is devastated to find out what appeared to be a grave her riding club stumbled upon on Dixon Road actually had a body in it.

"It was a professional dig grave and it had like lime salt or something to cover the scent up," Finch said.  

Police suspect the body is that of 25-year-old Rashunda Bates of Little Rock.  Her family reported her missing March 27th.  They told them she was last seen with a man known to them as KB and they believe her life was in danger.

"Obviously there's something suspicious.  Anytime you locate a body that's not in a cemetery it’s gonna be suspicious," Lt. Carl Minden said.

Seeing missing posters all over town, Finch feared the body was Bates' now she's praying for the woman's family. 

Riding club members say they were at the property Saturday and didn't notice the grave.  They did notice it Wednesday.  They called the sheriff's department; deputies came out Thursday morning and found the body.

In the arrest report released by the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office says Brown says he was angry at Bates for giving him the AIDS virus. 
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