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Man Arrested in Ex-Girlfriend's Death

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Fayetteville police have arrested a man in the death of his former girlfriend. According to a news release, officers responding to a call at an apartment complex about 10:30 p.m.

Friday heard the woman screaming and found 41-year-old Ricky Ray Anderson with a knife inside one of the units. Police shot at Anderson but he wasn't injured and was taken into custody. Officers say the woman, whose name wasn't released, had a protection order against Anderson.

When she called police Friday night, she said Anderson was walking toward her apartment. The woman's body will be taken to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for autopsy. Anderson was jailed at the Washington County Detention Centert.

 --- Information from: The Morning News, http://www.nwaonline.net/

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