One arrested, one wanted in connection to murder of Italian tourist

One arrested, one wanted in murder of Italian man

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - A Little Rock man is arrested in connection with the murder of an Italian tourist.

The Little Rock Police Department arrested 35-year-old Andre Jackson in Carlo Marigliano's death. Police have also put out a warrant for 34-year-old Charina Fort. 

The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force helped the police department make the arrest around 12:30 p.m. at the Super 7 motel on August 4.

Officers were called to 1600 North Shackleford to the Berkley Apartments after the 31-year-old was found shot to death in a car on July 28.

According to LRPD spokesperson Lt. Steven McClanahan, Marigliano was shot and then crashed the vehicle into the side of one of the apartment buildings.

Gianni Sulmonte, Marigliano’s cousin issued a statement to THV11 that said, “This is a good thing, we have confidence in the Little Rock Police Department. This is the beginning of bringing closure legally and to our family.”

Jackson and Fort are facing capital murder charges in this case.

Fort is considered armed and dangerous. She may be traveling in a maroon 1997 Toyota Avalon. The vehicle has Arkansas tags with the license plate number "965 ONZ."

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