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Multiple arrests made in Forrest City murder case

Tommy Barber (Source: Forrest City Police Department) Tommy Barber (Source: Forrest City Police Department)
Dwayne Haggins (Source: St. Francis County Jail) Dwayne Haggins (Source: St. Francis County Jail)

FORREST CITY, AR (KAIT) – Three men are behind bars in connection with the murder of a Forrest City man in November.

According to the Forrest City Police Department, Tommy Barber was arrested in Little Rock on December 2 for the murder of Diabre Mccraw of Forrest City.  Police say they found Mccraw fatally shot on November 7 after being called to the area of Cope Cove.

Barber is charged with capital murder, aggravated assault, aggravated robbery, possession of firearm by certain person and endangering the welfare of a minor.   

On November 9, Forrest City Police also arrested Dwayne Haggins and Michael Duke of Forrest City.  Both men are charged with abuse of a corpse.

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