Crime

Lafayette County Man Dead in Weekend Shooting Incident; ASP Investigating

APRIL 18, 2022  Markeith Anderson, 29, of Stamps died at the scene of a shooting incident early Saturday morning (*April 16th).  A Stamps police officer discovered the victim outside a location identified as 159 Chestnut Street in Stamps.  Anderson was pronounced dead at the scene about 5:30 AM.  Local police arrested Tony L Cheatham, 41, of Stamps who is being held at the Lafayette County Jail on a charge of manslaughter.  At the request of local law enforcement authorities, the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division is investigating the incident.  An investigative file will be prepared and submitted to the Lafayette County prosecuting attorney.

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