Police: West Memphis murder suspect in custody

Police: West Memphis murder suspect in custody

WEST MEMPHIS, AR (KAIT) - One of the two suspects sought in connection with a murder earlier this month in West Memphis has been arrested, police there said Saturday.

According to a post on the West Memphis Police Department Facebook page, Raheem Stackhouse was taken into custody on two counts of 1st degree homicide for the shooting in the 1800-block of East Broadway.

West Memphis police announced the arrest of Raheem Stackhouse (right) as they still search for Reginald Smith (left) in connection with a shooting earlier this month. (Source: WMC 5 via West Memphis Police Department)
West Memphis police announced the arrest of Raheem Stackhouse (right) as they still search for Reginald Smith (left) in connection with a shooting earlier this month. (Source: WMC 5 via West Memphis Police Department) ((Source: WMC 5 via West Memphis Police Department))

West Memphis police, the US Marshals East Arkansas Fugitive Task Force, the ATF Multi-Agency Task Force and Crittenden County deputies arrested Stackhouse at 12:30 a.m. April 13.

Stackhouse surrendered to Marion police and is set to appear in court April 15 for a probable cause hearing, the post noted.

Anyone with information in connection with Smith’s whereabouts can call West Memphis Police at 870-732-7555 or Crittenden County Crime Stoppers at 870-732-4444.

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