John D. Thompson arrested for 2011 murder

    12:33 PM, Jun 11, 2013   |    comments
    John Thompson. (Photo: Marion Police Dept.)
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    MARION, Ark. (KTHV) - A 46-year-old Arkansas man is arrested and charged with killing his wife in 2011. A press release from the Marion Police Dept. said officers arrived at John D. Thompson's workplace on Monday with a capital murder warrant.

    The murder happened at 953 Lackey Road in Marion on August 27, 2011. Gerald Martin with the Marion Police Dept. said Thompson is accused of killing his wife, Danielle Marie Thompson. He originally said burglars broke into his home and killed Danielle while he was at work.

    Thompson was charged with capital murder and is being held in the Crittenden County Detention Center. His formal bond hearing is scheduled for June 12 at the Crittenden County District Court, West Memphis Division.

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