Man accused of Jonesboro's 2nd murder of '09 to appear in court

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – The man who police say shot and killed the mother of his 2 children is due in a Craighead County courtroom Friday.

Jonesboro Police charged Edward Anthony Liggins with one count of 1st degree murder and one count of battery in the 1st degree.

Police say Liggins shot and killed Tyrina Cornwell in the head on October the 14th, and shot Germany Warren in the shoulder. Cornell was the mother of Liggins 2 children.

Three other people were arrested and charged with hindering apprehension of Liggins.

Region 8 News will continue to follow this case and bring you updates as they become available.

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