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Forrest City Police make arrest in deadly stabbing

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FORREST CITY, AR (KAIT/AP) – Authorities in St. Francis County have made an arrest in the weekend stabbing death of a Forrest City man.

Kendrix Black was arrested Sunday on suspicion of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of 54-year-old John Bey of Forrest City. 

According to Forrest City Police, officers were called to the 800 block of South Division Street on the morning of December 9 in reference to a stabbing.  Police say they found Bey collapsed in the home's kitchen after being stabbed once.

Bey was taken to the Forrest City Medical Center where he later died from injury Sunday morning.  His body has been sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for autopsy.

Black is being held without bond at the St. Francis County Jail. 

Copyright 2012 KAIT. All rights reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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