Region 8 man charged with murder appears in court

Tommy Spray Provided by Poinsett Co. Sheriff's Dept
Tommy Spray Provided by Poinsett Co. Sheriff's Dept

POINSETT COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A Region 8 man accused of murder appeared in a Poinsett County court Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Poinsett County Prosecutor's Office, Tommy Spray appeared in court Wednesday afternoon and was ordered to undergo a mental evaluation.

Spray is due back in court in January, 2011.

Police say Spray shot and killed Seth Tucker on June 20, 2009 on Hinds Lane in Poinsett County. When police arrived they found Tucker lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Spray is facing murder in the second degree and is currently out of jail on bond.

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