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Police: Suspect arrested in Hot Springs homicide

A suspect is in custody after officers found a 34-year-old man dead inside a residence at the 200 block of Maryland early Thursday morning.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Hot Springs Police Department arrested a man for his involvement in a homicide early Thursday morning.

According to authorities, officers responded to an incident at the 200 block of Maryland around 2:30 a.m. and found Jamar Smith, 34, of Hot Springs, dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Hot Springs police investigated and arrested the man at approximately 5:15 p.m. in Garland County.

According to officials, the suspect has been identified as Kendrick Cordell Jujuane Burris, 25, of Mountain Pine. 

He was charged with first-degree murder.

The investigation into this incident remains ongoing, and we will update with more information as soon as it becomes available.

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