FORREST CITY, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a 20-year-old Forrest City man is in jail in connection with a fatal stabbing.

Forrest City police say they arrested Kendrix Black on suspicion of second-degree murder in the weekend stabbing death of 54-year-old John Bey. The Times-Herald reports that officers responded early Sunday after an altercation at a Forrest City home.

Police say Bey collapsed in the home’s kitchen after he was stabbed once. Emergency crews took Bey to Forrest City Medical Center where he died at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

Bey’s body was sent to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory for an autopsy.

Authorities say Black was arrested later Sunday. He is being held without bond at the St. Francis County jail, and authorities did not know if he had an attorney.


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