PERRY COUNTY, Ark. – Deputies in Perry County arrested a man Monday in connection to the death of a man found in the Ouachita National Forest.
Officials with the Perry County Sheriff’s Office arrested 26-year-old Garrett Wesley Mayes in connection to the death of Christopher Scott Pointer.
Deputies opened a homicide investigation after officials said hikers found Pointer’s body.
Mayes is being held in the Perry County Detention Center. He is facing a charge of first-degree murder.