Alexandria Williams (left), Dina Darden (right). (Photo: Searcy Police Dept.)
SEARCY, Ark. (KTHV) - A woman is in custody charged with shooting her mother to death.
Searcy police say Alexandria Williams, 33, shot her mother Dina Darden, 50, as she was getting off of her shift at Big Lots Dec. 20 just after midnight.
Witnesses at the scene told police the driver of a red Ford had shot someone in the parking lot. Police later found the truck, being driven by Williams, and tried to pull it over but it sped away.
The truck was eventually stopped after an Arkansas State Police trooper deployed spike strips.
Dina Darden was pronounced dead at White County Medical Center.
Williams was transported to the White County Detention Center and charged with first degree murder. Williams is in jail on a $500,000 bond and court date of February 4, 2014.
Motive is unknown at this time.
This is Searcy's third homicide of 2013.