TRASKWOOD, Ark. (KTHV) - Police in Traskwood say a man wanted for murder has turned himself in.
Just after midnight Sunday June 17, Traskwood police got a call about an unconscious person in the Saline River. The victim was identified as Christopher Patterson, 35. He was found with blood on his head.
He was taken to the hospital where police learned Patterson was suffering from blunt force trauma. He was rushed into surgery, but later died from his injuries.
Police say Danny Wayne Stalnaker, 64, turned himself in at Hot Spring County Sheriff's Office around 3:45 p.m. Tuesday. He is charged with first degree murder.
Stalnaker is currently being transported to Saline County Detention Center.