WHITE COUNTY, Ark — On Saturday, March 28, at about 1:21 p.m., the White County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1932 Highway 5 in Romance regarding a silver-colored Chevrolet Silverado abandoned behind the business. 

Deputies learned the vehicle belonged to Charles E. Hogue of 108 South Skyview Circle.

White County deputies responded to the residence to follow up and found a male, later identified as Charles E. Hogue, 73, owner of the residence and vehicle, deceased in the back yard. 

Deputies began investigating the death as a homicide.

On May 21, 23-year-old Christopher Brown "provided a statement of involvement" to White County deputies and was arrested for capital murder. 

The following day, 32-year-old Tara Wilhite of North Little Rock also provided a statement and was arrested for capital murder.

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