Man Charged in Forrest City Double Murder

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FORREST CITY, AR  – A suspect has been charged in connection with a double murder that occurred on Christmas day in Forrest City. 

Early Christmas morning, investigators say Kendrick Smith, 38, and Gary Thomas, 42, were found dead inside a car at the Dawson Homes housing complex. 

Markell Jimmerson, 24, was arrested early Thursday morning after flipping his car. While in police custody, investigators received tips–connecting Jimmerson to the murders. 

He is in custody and has been charged with two counts of first degree murder.  

(Courtesy: WMC)

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