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Little Rock police make arrest in overnight homicide

The Little Rock Police Department is currently investigating an overnight homicide that happened on Geyer Springs Road just before 5:00 a.m.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Update: The Little Rock Police Department arrested 66-year-old Jerry Crutcher on Saturday in reference to the Geyer Springs Road homicide.

Crutcher has been charged with first-degree murder.

Just before 5:00 a.m. on Sunday morning, officers with the Little Rock Police Department responded to a call of a subject down on Geyer Springs Road. 

According to reports, when officers arrived they found a Black male victim dead with injuries "consistent with a homicide" that seemed to come from a crossbow bolt.

Officers then alerted homicide detectives and the Crime Scene Search Unit of the situation. 

The details of this incident remain extremely limited at this time. 

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

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