UPDATE: Saline Co murder suspect turns himself in
|Updated: 6/20/2012 12:47 pm
||Published: 6/18/2012 1:16 pm
TRASKWOOD, AR – A man wanted in connection with the death of 35-year-old Christopher Patterson turned himself into the authorities Tuesday.
The Saline County Sheriff’s Office says 64-year-old Danny Stalnaker turned himself in to deputies at the Hot Spring County Sheriff’s Office around 3:45pm. Stalnaker was then taken to the Saline County jail.
A Traskwood police officer found Patterson lying unconscious by the Saline River Sunday around 12:45am. Patterson was taken to the hospital where he later died of his injuries. The sheriff’s office says Patterson died from blunt-force trauma to the head.
Stalnaker was arrested on 1st degree murder charges. His bond has been set at $250,000.
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