NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Authorities are investigating a fatal stabbing in Dixie Addition.
According to police, officers were called Monday evening to a home, located at 1118 North H Street in Dixie Addition, where they found 23-year-old Sidney Rufus, suffering from multiple stab wounds. He was taken to Baptist Springhill where he died from his injuries.
Police say that with the help of witnesses on scene, they identified 19-year-old Devante Cooney as the suspect. The police report states that during an interview, Cooney admitted he stabbed Rufus "for the purpose of committing a sacrifice."
Cooney is arrested and charged with first degree murder.