Marion County homicide investigation continues; suspect in custody


A 15-year-old has been taken into custody in connection with the death of a Marion County man.According to the Arkansas State Police, the male youth is being detained at Conway under laws applicable to an accused juvenile offender until a decision is made whether to criminally charge the youth as an adult or proceed with a juvenile adjudication process.Sheriff’s deputies in Marion County discovered the body of 80-year-old Daniel W. Stine at his home southwest of Yellville Monday night around 11:30.

Deputies had responded to the residence on State Highway 235 after receiving a report of an intruder inside the home and gunshots.

The sheriff’s department contacted the Arkansas State Police requesting the department’s Criminal Investigation Division investigate Stine’s death.

The investigation is continuing.

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